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[Savior, like a Shepherd lead us] (Bradbury)

Composer: William B. Bradbury

The churchgoing people of today are generally familiar with the name Wm. B. Bradbury. Many have cherished that name from childhood. Most of us began our musical experiences by singing his songs, and as early experiences are the most lasting, we will carry these melodies, with their happy associations, through life. Mr. Bradbury, in his day, created a style of juvenile music, especially Sunday-school music, that swept the country. He set the pattern for his successors in Sunday-school song-making, and those who have harped on the key-note that he struck have been most successful. True, we have improved some in the way of hymns, and a smoother voicing of the parts, but there are still many Sunday-school song writers who regard Mr. Bradbur… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: William B. Bradbury (1859)
Meter: D
Incipit: 33323 45(U1 )5(3) 23465
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us

Savior, like a shepherd lead us,
Much we need Thy tender care;
In Thy pleasant pastures feed us,
For our use Thy folds prepare:
Blessèd Jesus, blessèd Jesus,
Thou hast bought us, Thine we are;
Blessèd Jesus, blessèd Jesus,
Thou hast bought us, Thine we are.

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Baptist Hymnal 1991 #61
Text: Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us
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Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #213
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The Cyber Hymnal #6155
Text: Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us
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Hymns for the Living Church #321
Text: Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us
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The United Methodist Hymnal #381
Text: Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us
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Worship and Rejoice #440
Text: Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us


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