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[If when you give the best of your service]

[If when you give the best of your service]

Composer: Lucie Eddie Campbell
Published in 27 hymnals


Composer: Lucie Eddie Campbell

Lucie Eddie Campbell, April 30, 1885–January 3, 1963, one of nine children born to parents who were slaves in Mississippi. She moved to Memphis with her mother after her father died when she was two years old. Became first Music Director of newly formed Education arm for the new National Baptist Convention formed in 1916 in Memphis. In 1919 at a NBC convention in Atlantic City, Campbell introduced a young, blind singer, Connie Rosemond, who electrified the delegates with his rendition of Campbell’s first gospel hymn, “Something Within.” Campbell met Rosemond on the famous Beale St in Memphis. She heard a man betting $10 that he could make the blind youngster “get down in the alley” an expression for singing the blues. Th… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [If when you give the best of your service]
Composer: Lucie Eddie Campbell
Incipit: 54535 17653 43424
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • Gospel Hymn Voluntaries Number Four: For the Organ
    Composer/Editor Robert J. Hughes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1981) pp. 16
  • A Treasury of Gospel Favorites for Organ No. 2
    Composer/Editors Lani Smith; James Denton
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1978) pp. 8
  • Great Gospel Songs: 21 Top Favorites Featuring the Distinctive Organ Stylings of Robert J. Hughes
    Composer/Editor Robert J. Hughes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1977) pp. 10
  • All Gospel All Organ: Words Chords Music
    Composer/Editor Joe Morgan
    Published By: Peaceful Valley Music (1976) pp. 4
  • Gospel Hymn Devotions - Number Three: Thirteen Transcriptions for Organ - Standard or Spinet Keyboards
    Composer/Editors Dorothy Wells; James Denton
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1973) pp. 28
  • The Organist's Collection of: Favorite Gospel Songs Number 1
    Composer/Editor Robert J. Hughes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1968) pp. 24

Piano Solo

  • Favorite Gospel Piano Solos
    Composer/Editor Jack Taylor
    Published By: Stamps-Baxter Music (1978) pp. 2

Instances

Instances (1 - 13 of 13)
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African American Heritage Hymnal #413

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African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #487

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Hymns of Faith #521

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Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #785

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Lift Every Voice and Sing II #190

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One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism #489

Sacred Selections for the Church #469

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Songs of Zion #178

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The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #466

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This Far By Faith #172

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Total Praise #423

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Yes, Lord! #120

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Zion still Sings #138

Include 14 pre-1979 instances
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