The hills of home

When rough is my journey and heavy the load

Author: Baylus Benjamin McKinney
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Baylus Benjamin McKinney

Pseudonyms-- Martha Annis (his mother’s maiden name was Martha Annis Heflin) Otto Nellen Gene Routh (his wife’s maiden name was Leila Irene Routh) ----- Son of James Calvin McKinney and Martha Annis Heflin McKinney, B . B. attended Mount Lebanon Academy, Louisiana; Louisiana College, Pineville, Louisiana; the Southwestern Baptist Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas; the Siegel-Myers Correspondence School of Music, Chicago, Illinois (BM.1922); and the Bush Conservatory of Music, Chicago. Oklahoma Baptist University awarded him an honorary MusD degree in 1942. McKinney served as music editor at the Robert H. Coleman company in Dallas, Texas (1918–35). In 1919, after several months in the army, McKinney returned to Fort Wor… Go to person page >

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First Line: When rough is my journey and heavy the load
Title: The hills of home
Author: Baylus Benjamin McKinney
Refrain First Line: In the beautiful hills, the evergreen hills

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Leading Hymns #d151

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Precious Hymns #d266

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