I'm a Gonna Walk on the Highway

When I cross to the land of glory there to carol the grand old story

Author: Luther G. Presley
Tune: [When I cross to the land of glory there to carol the grand old story]
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Luther G. Presley

Luther G. Presley (March 6, 1887 – December 6, 1974) was a songwriter, musician, and composer, who is best-known for writing the lyrics to the gospel song "When the Saints Go Marching In". Luther G. Presley was born on Beckett Mountain in Faulkner County, Arkansas on March 6, 1887. He studied music beginning at the age of 14, where he excelled. He soon became choir director. He wrote his first song, "Gladly Sing," when he was 17. He furthered his study in singing and music, under renowned teachers. Work Luther Presley wrote the lyrics for the gospel spiritual "When the Saints Go Marching In", in 1937, while Virgil O. Stamps composed the music and melody to the famous work. Luther Presley was inducted into the Southern Gospel Mus… Go to person page >

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First Line: When I cross to the land of glory there to carol the grand old story
Title: I'm a Gonna Walk on the Highway
Author: Luther G. Presley
Refrain First Line: Walk on the highway, talk on the highway
Publication Date: 1954
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1954.

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