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Composer: Emmett S. Dean
Published in 42 hymnals

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Composer: Emmett S. Dean

Born: June 29, 1876, Con­e­cuh Coun­ty, Al­a­ba­ma. Died: October 8, 1951, Wa­co, Tex­as. Buried: Oak­wood Cem­e­tery, Wa­co, Tex­as. A Meth­od­ist, Dean taught sing­ing schools for 40 years, wrote some 500 songs, and for four years head­ed the Trio Mu­sic Com­pa­ny. With Frank­lin Ei­land and Ho­mer El­li­ott, he found­ed the South­ern De­vel­op­ment Nor­mal Mu­sic School in Wa­co, Tex­as.  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Emmett S. Dean
Meter: with refrain
Incipit: 56111 56165 56121
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain



Piano Solo

  • Keyboard Worship & Praise Volume 11 Number 6 Summer 2018: The Best of Christian Music for Today's Church
    Composer/Editors Larry Shackley; Patti Drennan
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2018) pp. 17
  • High King of Heaven!: Hymns Exalting the Christ
    Composer/Editor Patti Drennan
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2015) pp. 52
  • Early Classics for Solo Piano
    Composer/Editor Anthony Burger
    Published By: Anthony Burger Productions (2001) pp. 19

Piano and Organ Duet

  • Gospel Duos: Camp Meeting Favorites for Piano and Organ
    Composer/Editor Eleanor W. Whitsett
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2000) pp. 85


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The Cyber Hymnal #3487
Text: Just Over in the Glory Land
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Great Songs of the Church (Revised) #670

New Songs of Inspiration (vol. one) #48

Praise for the Lord (Expanded Edition) #383

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Sacred Selections for the Church #457

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The Christian Life Hymnal #558


The Cyber Hymnal #3487

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Timeless Truths #658

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Total Praise #594

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