Composer: Norman J. Clayton (1943)
Published in 23 hymnals

Composer: Norman J. Clayton

Norman Clayton was born on January 22, 1903 in Brooklyn, New York, the ninth of ten children. He was converted at the age of six in the South Brooklyn Gospel Church, where his mother had been a foundation member … and was church organist by the age of 12. He kept up the role of church organist for the rest of his life. Clayton’s profession was in the building industry, but he also created his own publishing house, Gospel Songs, which was later absorbed into the Rodeheaver Company. In 1942 he was working with Jack Wyrtzen’s Word of Life organization, providing music for both the radio broadcasts and crusade meetings. That same year Clayton wrote his most popular gospel song, words and music, "Now I Belong to Jesus." Anot… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Norman J. Clayton (1943)
Meter: with refrain
Incipit: 11176 44432 11176
Key: G Major
Copyright: © 1938. Renewed 1966 by Norman Clayton Publishing Company (a div. of WORD, INC.)


Instances (1 - 13 of 13)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #546
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #345
Baptist Hymnal 2008 #503
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #477
Hymns of Faith #170
Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #538Audio
Rejoice Hymns #352
Sing Joyfully #346
Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #248
The Celebration Hymnal: songs and hymns for worship #501
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #511
The Worshiping Church #503
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #709
Include 10 pre-1979 instances
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