Give Me the Roses Now

Wonderful things of folks are said

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [Wonderful things of folks are said]
Published in 24 hymnals

Author: James Rowe

Pseudonym: James S. Apple. James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Wonderful things of folks are said
Title: Give Me the Roses Now
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: Give me the roses while I live



Instances (1 - 24 of 24)

America's Favorite Radio Songs #d138

Best of All #d183

Calvary Hymns #296

Carols of Love #d154

Cornelius' Gospel Songs #73

Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 2 #d276

Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 3 #223

Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 4 #d257

Echoes of Calvary #d142

Favorite Radio Songs #d215

Golden Gates for Singing Schools and Conventions #d143

Golden Notes #d110

Gospel Quartet Music No. 1 #d132

Gospel Quartets #d196

Home Gospel Songs No. 2 #d269

Let Us Sing #d114

Living Songs of Faith and Hope #d234

Peaceful Echoes #d135

Primitive Baptist Hymnal #d390

Page Scan

Radio Beams #165

Songs of the Redeemed #d139

The More Perfect Gospel Hymnal, a Revision of the Cross and Resurrection in Song #d335

Three Hundred Country Chapel Songs and Hymns #d273

Universal Songs and Hymns, a complete hymnal #d246

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