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Lighten the way with a song

There are sorrowful hearts that are going your way

Author: Julia H. Johnston
Tune: [There are sorrowful hearts that are going your way]
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Julia H. Johnston

Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County. Her father was a minister and he mother was a poet. She began writing when she was nine years old but really started writing verse in high school. She lived in Peoria, Ill. 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: There are sorrowful hearts that are going your way
Title: Lighten the way with a song
Author: Julia H. Johnston
Refrain First Line: Then lighten the way with a song



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Greatest Hymns for use in the Churches #d292
The New Evangel #d238
The Very Best: Songs for the Sunday School #6Page Scan
A Messenger for Jesus #d289
Diadems: a collection of religious songs, new and old, for the church and Sunday school #52Page Scan
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