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AFRICAN WORK SONG

AFRICAN WORK SONG

Adapter: Tom Colvin
Published in 2 hymnals


Adapter: Tom Colvin

Thomas Stevenson Colvin (Tom), Church of Scotland missionary in Malawi and Ghana, was born in Glasgow on 16 April 1925. He attended the Royal Technical College, Glasgow (now Strathclyde University) where he was chairman of the Student Christian Movement and from where he graduated B.Sc. in 1945. After a period with the Royal Engineers in Burma and Singapore, Colvin returned to Scotland in 1948 to become student assistant minister at Fallin Parish Church in Stirling. Later in the same year he began a three year course in divinity at Trinity College, Glasgow, was again an active member of student bodies, and held the post of president of the SCM. He spent a year after leaving Glasgow as the Travelling Secretary of the SCM, then between 1952 a… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Adapter: Tom Colvin
Meter: 4.4.4.9
Key: E Major
Source: African work song
Copyright: Copyright © 1969 by Hope Publishing Company. International Copyright Secured. All Rights Reserved. Used by Permission.

Instances

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Text

Hymnal 1982 #611

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