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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Timeline

Instances

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Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #635Page Scan
Carmina Sanctorum: a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #635Page Scan
Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship #563Page Scan
Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship. (Rev. ed.) #563Page Scan
Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #1094Page Scan
Many Voices; or, Carmina Sanctorum, Evangelistic Edition with Tunes #462Page Scan
Songs of Praise with Tunes #463Page Scan
The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs": for public, social and family worship and private devotions at the Sanitarium, Clifton Springs, N. Y. #1296Page Scan
The Manual of Praise for Sabbath and Social Worship #414Page Scan
The People's Praise Book or Carmina Sanctorum #d670
The Vestry Hymn and Tune Book #d503



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