They'll Thank Us By and By

The slaves of drink who smile and wink

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [The slaves of drink who smile and wink]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Author: James Rowe

Pseudonym: James S. Apple. James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The slaves of drink who smile and wink
Title: They'll Thank Us By and By
Author: James Rowe
Language: English
Refrain First Line: When all the land redeemed from drink is dry
Copyright: Public Domain



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