I've Done What You Told Me

When I was deep in sorrow, all burdened down with sin

Author: Luther G. Presley
Tune: [When I was deep in sorrow, all burdened down with sin]
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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 >

Text Information

First Line: When I was deep in sorrow, all burdened down with sin
Title: I've Done What You Told Me
Author: Luther G. Presley
Language: English
Refrain First Line: You told me Lord to watch and pray
Publication Date: 1945
Notes: Spiritual
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1945.

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Jubilee Spirituals #152

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