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Mother, I Miss You

When I was a little lad, the best friend I ever had

Author: J. B. Coats (1955)
Tune: [When I was a little lad, the best friend I ever had]
Published in 1 hymnal

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: When I was a little lad, the best friend I ever had
Title: Mother, I Miss You
Author: J. B. Coats (1955)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: No, I never missed you
Copyright: © 1955, by Stamps-Baxter Music & Printing Co. in "Shepherd's Love"

Instances

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Shepherd's Love #76

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