Lord, Don't Move This Mountain

The way may not be easy

Author: Doris Akers
Tune: [The way may not be easy]
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Author: Doris Akers

Doris Mae Akers USA 1923-1995. Born at Brookfield, MO, one of nine siblings, her (inter-racial) parents divorced when she was age three. She then lived with her mother, who remarried when she was age six. They lived in Kirksville, MO. Some of her brothers lived with her father after the divorce. The family attended the Bethel AME Church in Kirksville, where she learned to play piano by ear at age six. She wrote her first song at age 10. In the 1930s she formed a singing gospel group with siblings, Edward, Marian, and Donald, who went by the name ‘Dot and the Swingsters’. Early in her career (1938) she moved to Los Angeles, CA. There she became known for her work with the ‘Sky Pilot Choir’, an integrated group that made recordings… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The way may not be easy
Title: Lord, Don't Move This Mountain
Author: Doris Akers
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Lord, don't move the mountain
Copyright: © 1958 by Manna Music, Inc.


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Songs of Zion #173

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