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Author: A. H. Ackley

Alfred Henry Ackley was born 21 January 1887 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He was the youngest son of Stanley Frank Ackley and the younger brother of B. D. Ackley. His father taught him music and he also studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He graduated from Westminster Theological Seminary in Maryland and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1914. He served churches in Pennsylvania and California. He also worked with the Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver evangelist team and for Homer Rodeheaver's publishing company. He wrote around 1500 hymns. He died 3 July 1960 in Los Angeles. Dianne Shapiro (from ackleygenealogy.com by Ed Ackley and Allen C. Ackley) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When your heart is aching, turn to Jesus
Title: Heartaches
Author: A. H. Ackley
Refrain First Line: Heartaches, take them all to Jesus
Copyright: Copyright, 1933, by Ackley & Schofield. Homer A. Rodeheaver, Owner.



Instances (1 - 17 of 17)

Christian Service Songs #110

Convention Songs #d70

Cross and Crown Hymnal, 3rd ed. #d529

Edward MacHugh's Treasury of Gospel Hymns and Poems #12

Favorite Radio Hymns of Edward MacHugh. Rev. #d57


Favorites Number 2 #83

Gospel Songs and Poems #d43

Hymnal for American Sunday Schools #d157

Melodies of Grace and Hope #d254

New Pinebrook Songs #d62

Norman Clayton's Favorites No. 1 #d90

Old and New Songs of the Church #24

Old Fashioned Revival Hour Songs Compiled #d108

Praise Ye the Lord #d129

Songs of Comfort #d124

Sweet Hour of Prayer #d70

The New Crusade Songs #d88

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