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Ask What You Will

When two or three are gathered in His name

Author: Doris Akers
Tune: [When two or three are gathered in His name]
Published in 2 hymnals

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Author: Doris Akers

Doris Mae Akers USA 1923-1995. Born at Brookfield, MO, one of nine siblings, her (inter-racial) parents divorced when she was age three. She then lived with her mother, who remarried when she was age six. They lived in Kirksville, MO. Some of her brothers lived with her father after the divorce. The family attended the Bethel AME Church in Kirksville, where she learned to play piano by ear at age six. She wrote her first song at age 10. In the 1930s she formed a singing gospel group with siblings, Edward, Marian, and Donald, who went by the name ‘Dot and the Swingsters’. Early in her career (1938) she moved to Los Angeles, CA. There she became known for her work with the ‘Sky Pilot Choir’, an integrated group that made recordings… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When two or three are gathered in His name
Title: Ask What You Will
Author: Doris Akers
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Ask what you will of the Savior
Copyright: © 1959 by Manna Music, Inc.

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The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #258

Include 1 pre-1979 instance
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