[I was drifting far from the "Beacon Star"]

[I was drifting far from the "Beacon Star"]

Composer: B. B. McKinney
Published in 4 hymnals


Composer: B. B. McKinney

Pseudonyms-- Martha Annis (his mother’s maiden name was Martha Annis Heflin) Otto Nellen Gene Routh (his wife’s maiden name was Leila Irene Routh) ----- Son of James Calvin McKinney and Martha Annis Heflin McKinney, B . B. attended Mount Lebanon Academy, Louisiana; Louisiana College, Pineville, Louisiana; the Southwestern Baptist Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas; the Siegel-Myers Correspondence School of Music, Chicago, Illinois (BM.1922); and the Bush Conservatory of Music, Chicago. Oklahoma Baptist University awarded him an honorary MusD degree in 1942. McKinney served as music editor at the Robert H. Coleman company in Dallas, Texas (1918–35). In 1919, after several months in the army, McKinney returned to Fort Wor… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [I was drifting far from the "Beacon Star"]
Composer: B. B. McKinney
Incipit: 34533 21161
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Himnos de Gloria #274

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Himnos de Gloria #274

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Pilot Hymns #113

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The Modern Hymnal #341

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