Heading for Gloryland

Wake up, O sinner, God needs a winner

Author: J. B. Coats
Tune: [Wake up, O sinner, God needs a winner]
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: J. B. Coats

J.B. Coats was born on April 6, 1901, in Summerland, Mississippi. He attended the schools of his area and was both a student and lover of music all his life...His formal education was continued with study at Mississippi Southern College and Louisiana State University. He also studied music with Julius Rishing, J.E. and Alvis O. Thomas and T.B. Mosley. When just a lad about fourteen, he began teaching music classes and conducting evangelistic singing. Mr. Coats was a teacher in public schools most of his life...He was the composer of many loved gospel songs with "Where Could I Go" haveing been printed and sung most widely. Others of his outstanding songs are "A Wonderful Place", "My Soul Shall Live On", "I'm Winging My Way Back Home", and "T… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Wake up, O sinner, God needs a winner
Title: Heading for Gloryland
Author: J. B. Coats
Refrain First Line: Safely my soul is sailing



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)

America's Favorite Radio Songs #d115

Billows of Love #d121

Faithful Guide #41

Forward in Faith #d117

Golden Notes #d96

Jubilee Spirituals #151

Mississippi Melodies; a Choice Selection of Songs Suitable for Most Any Occasion #d134

Old Camp Meeting Songs #d154

Special Radio Selections #151

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