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[Good news, good news from the promised land]

[Good news, good news from the promised land]

Composer: B. D. Ackley (1920)
Published in 2 hymnals


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Audio files: MIDI

Composer: B. D. Ackley

Bentley DeForrest Ackley was born 27 September 1872 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He was the oldest son of Stanley Frank Ackley and the brother of A. H. Ackley. In his early years, he traveled with his father and his father's band. He learned to play several musical instruments. By the age of 16, after the family had moved to New York, he began to play the organ for churches. He married Bessie Hill Morley on 20 December 1893. In 1907 he joined the Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver evangelist team as secretary/pianist. He worked for and traveled with the Billy Sunday organization for 8 years. He also worked as an editor for the Homer Rodeheaver publishing company. He composed more than 3000 tunes. He died 3 September 1958 in Winona Hills, In… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Good news, good news from the promised land]
Composer: B. D. Ackley (1920)
Incipit: 51112 23166 55572
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #1971
Text: Good News (Crosby)
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The Cyber Hymnal #1971

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