When the Saints Go Marching In

Representative Text

1 When the sun refuse’s to shine,
When the sun refuse’s to shine,
Dear Lord I want to be in that number
When the sun refuse’s to shine.

Refrain:
When the saints go marching in,
When the saints go marching in;
Dear Lord I want to be in that number
When the saints go marching in.

2 When the moon turns into blood,
When the moon turns into blood,
Dear Lord I want to be in that number
When the moon turns into blood. [Refrain]

3 When we crown Him King of kings,
When we crown Him King of kings,
Dear Lord I want to be in that number
When we crown Him King of kings. [Refrain]

4 When they gather ‘round the throne,
When they gather ‘round the throne,
Dear Lord I want to be in that number
When they gather ‘round the throne. [Refrain]

5 While the happy ages roll,
While the happy ages roll,
Dear Lord I want to be in that number
While the happy ages roll. [Refrain]

Source: Soul Inspiring Songs #183

Author: R. E. Winsett

Robert Emmett Winsett (January 15, 1876 — June 26, 1952 (aged 76) was an American composer and publisher of Gospel music. Winsett was born in Bledsoe County, Tennessee, and graduated from the Bowman Normal School of Music in 1899. He founded his own publishing company in 1903, and his first publication, Winsett's Favorite Songs, quickly became popular among the Baptist and Pentecostal churches of the American South. Pentecostal Power followed in 1907; that year Winsett completed postgraduate work at a conservatory. He married Birdie Harris in 1908, and had three sons and two daughters with her. He settled in Fort Smith, Arkansas, continuing to compose gospel songs, of which he would write over 1,000 in total. He became a minister… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When the sun refuses to shine
Title: When the Saints Go Marching In
Author: R. E. Winsett
Refrain First Line: When the saints go marching in

Timeline

Instances

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Soul Inspiring Songs #183

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