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The old ship of Zion is sailing for home

The old ship of Zion is sailing for home

Author: J. B. F. Wright
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: J. B. F. Wright

Wright, John B.F. (Tennessee, February 21, 1877--October 13, 1959, Brownwood, Texas). Church of God. Son of George W. and Casandra (Coley) Wright; educated i nthe public schools of Limestone County, Texas (at Groesbeck, Prairie Point and old Box Church); studied music in one eighteen-day singing school near Hamlin, Jones County, Texas. Married Fannie Jackson, February 13, 1898; children Harvey, Myrtle, Calvin, Carey, Leonard, Grace and Dudley. Wrote over 200 songs, both music and poetry. Began writing at about fifteen years of age; stated that "I write by inspiration, only when the mood comes on the words and melody flow from my soul like the water from a babbling brook; without this inspiration I could not write; 'Precious Memories' wa… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The old ship of Zion is sailing for home
Author: J. B. F. Wright
Refrain First Line: The old ship of Zion, unfailing

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Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Perfect Peace #d112
World Wide Church Songs #d184
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