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The Rainy Day Brigade

We're the rainy day brigade

Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Tune: [We're the Rainy Day Brigade]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 We’re the Rainy Day Brigade,
And we’re not a bit afraid
Of the little drops that round us fall;
Count on us each stormy day,
For we will not keep away,
But be with you when the roll you call.

Refrain:
We’re the Rainy Day Brigade,
Yes, the Rainy Day Brigade,
You can count on us to come each stormy day;
We’re the Rainy Day Brigade,
Ev’ry little man and maid;
When the roll is called you’ll find us here alway.

2 We’re the Rainy Day Brigade,
Ev’ry little man and maid,
Tho’ the skies above look dark and drear;
We will swiftly hast along,
With a merry laugh and song,
For the Sunday-school we hold most dear. [Refrain]

3 We’re the Rainy Day Brigade,
Thro’ the mud we smiling wade,
To the house of God we love to go;
There his holy Word we learn,
Till our hearts with gladness burn,
And the blessing of the Lord we know. [Refrain]


Source: Sunday School Voices: a collection of sacred songs #203

Author: Lizzie DeArmond

Lizzie De Armond was a prolific writer of children's hymns, recitations and exercises. When she was twelve years old her first poem was published in the Germantown, Pa. Telegraph, however, it was not until she was a widow with eight children to support that she started writing in earnest. She wrote articles, librettos, nature stories and other works, as well as hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We're the rainy day brigade
Title: The Rainy Day Brigade
Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Language: English
Refrain First Line: We're the Rainy Day Brigade
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Happy Songs for Boys and Girls #44

Selected Sunday School Songs #d226

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Sunday School Voices #203

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Sunny Songs for Little Folks Number One #32

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The Revival No. 6 #199

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