Uplift the blood red [gospel] banner

Author: Benjamin Gough

Gough, Benjamin, was born at Southborough, Kent, in 1805, and died Nov. 28,1877. He was engaged in mercantile pursuits in London for some years. After retiring from business he resided at Mountfield, Faversham. He was a member and lay preacher of the Wesleyan denomination. His poetical works include:— (1) Lyra Sabbatica, Lon., 1865; (2) Kentish Lyrics, London, 1867; (3) Hymns of Prayer and Praise, London, 1875; and several minor publications, the most important being (4) Protestant Hymns & Songs for the Million, Lon., 1878; (5) Songs from the Woodlands, and Other Poems, Lon., 1872; and (6) Christmas Carols and New Year's Songs, Lon. (n.d.). Of Mr. Gough's hymns, about 20 are in common use in Great Britain and America, and of these the m… Go to person page >

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First Line: Uplift the blood red [gospel] banner
Author: Benjamin Gough

Tune

LANCASHIRE

Henry T. Smart (PHH 233) composed the tune in 1835 for use at a missions festival at Blackburn, Lancashire, England. For that festival, which celebrated the three-hundredth anniversary of the Reformation in England, the tune was set to Reginald Heber's (PHH 249) “From Greenland's Icy Mountains.”…

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Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #635

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Carmina Sanctorum: a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #635

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Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship #563

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Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship. (Rev. ed.) #563

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #1094

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Many Voices; or, Carmina Sanctorum, Evangelistic Edition with Tunes #462

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Songs of Praise with Tunes #463

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The Manual of Praise for Sabbath and Social Worship #414

The People's Praise Book or Carmina Sanctorum #d670

The Vestry Hymn and Tune Book #d503

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