Bailey, Thomas L., [Thomas Loyd Baily] an American Baptist minister, was born at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 2, 1824, and entered the ministry in 1871. He is the author of several hymns in various American Sunday School hymnbooks, as Welcome Tidings, The Garner, &c, including, (l) "Come, talk to me of Jesus" (Jesus the sinner's Friend); and (2) "No night in heaven, eternal day" (Heaven).
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)
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Display Title: Wake, Brothers, WakeFirst Line: Wake, brothers, wake, the dawn is now appearingTune Title: [Wake, brothers, wake, the dawn is now appearing]Author: Thomas Loyd BailySource: The Wells of Salvation by John Sweney and William Kirkpatrick (Philadlephia: John J. Hood, 1881)