Keep the battle raging

Would we free our favored country from the awful curse of drink

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [Would we free our favored country from the awful curse of drink]
Published in 2 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 >

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First Line: Would we free our favored country from the awful curse of drink
Title: Keep the battle raging
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: We must keep the battle raging

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Loyal Praise #152

The Anti-Saloon League Song Book #d117

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