I'D RATHER HAVE JESUS

I'D RATHER HAVE JESUS

Composer: George Beverly Shea
Published in 21 hymnals


Composer: George Beverly Shea

Long-time close associate of Billy Graham and soloist at Billy Graham's Crusades all over the world. He was largely responsible for the popularizing of "How Great Thou Art" and for moving the popularity of "Amazing Grace" from the cultural periphery into the mainstream of American Protestantism. He recorded dozens of albums and was eventually awarded a Grammy for Lifetime Achievement. George Beverly Shea died on April 16, 2013, at the age of 104. Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: I'D RATHER HAVE JESUS
Composer: George Beverly Shea
Meter: Irregular
Incipit: 13333 51166 51333
Key: D♭ Major
Copyright: © Copyright 1939. Renewed 1967 Word Music, LLC.

Instances

Instances (1 - 17 of 17)
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African American Heritage Hymnal #392

Ambassador Hymnal #535

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Baptist Hymnal 1991 #550

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Baptist Hymnal 2008 #530

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Complete Mission Praise #319

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Hymns of Faith #237

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Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #446

Rejoice Hymns #474

Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #327

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #332

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Sing Joyfully #294

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The Celebration Hymnal #506

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The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #517

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The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #265

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This Far By Faith #233

Yes, Lord! #347

찬송과 예배 = Chansong gwa yebae = Come, Let Us Worship #205

Include 4 pre-1979 instances
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