The happy land

There is a land, a sunny clime

Author: Charles Edward Pollock
Tune: [There is a land, a sunny clime]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There is a land, a sunny clime,
The brightest ever seen,
Which lies beyond the shores of time,
Beyond cold Jordan’s stream.

Oh, that land, that happy land,
Far away, far away,
Where the saints in glory stand,
Bright as day, bright as day.

2 Beneath the tree of life’s dense shade
Life’s river floweth by,
And youth and beauty never fade,
For there they never die. [Refrain]

3 I long to reach that land so fair,
My dwelling-place to see;
Among the many mansions there,
Is one prepared for me. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Jewels #108

Author: Charles Edward Pollock

Pollock, Charles Edward. (Jefferson City, Missouri, 1853-1924). Records of Jefferson City indicate the following: 1897 clerk at depot; residence at 106 Broadway (with Mildred Pollock) 1904-1905 cane maker for C. W. Allen 1908-1909 musician; residence at 106 Broadway (with wife Matty) 1912-1913 residence at St. Louis Road, east city limits --Wilmer Swope, DNAH Archives Note: not to be confused with Charles Edward Pollock (c.1871-1924). Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There is a land, a sunny clime
Title: The happy land
Author: Charles Edward Pollock
Refrain First Line: O, that land, that happy land



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
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Gospel Jewels #108

Gospel Voices No.3 #d286

Gospel Voices Supplemented #d190

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Shook's Song Evangelist #42

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Songs of Glory-Land #79

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