When I Needed a Neighbor

When I needed a neighbor, were you there, were you there?

Author: Sydney Carter (1965)
Tune: NEIGHBOUR (Carter)
Published in 20 hymnals

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Source: Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #575

Author: Sydney Carter

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First Line: When I needed a neighbor, were you there, were you there?
Title: When I Needed a Neighbor
Author: Sydney Carter (1965)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: And the creed and the color and the name won't matter
Copyright: © 1965 Stainer & Bell Ltd. (admin. Hope Publishing Co.)



Instances (1 - 15 of 15)

Ancient and Modern #575

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #819

Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #499

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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #544

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #736

Hymns Ancient and Modern, New Standard Edition #433

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Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #544

Hymns Old and New #548

Sing and Rejoice! #136

Singing the Faith #256


Songs for Life #247

The Irish Presbyterian Hymnbook #602


Together in Song #629

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Voices United #600


Worship in Song #293

Include 5 pre-1979 instances
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