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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

Composer: B. B. McKinney (1937)
Meter: Irregular
Incipit: 32341 32154 56523
Key: D Major
Copyright: © 1937. Renewed 1965 and 1993 Broadman Press



Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Hymn Harmonizations by Hayes Volume 2: Creative Accompaniments for the Church Pianist
    Composer/Editor Mark Hayes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2009) pp. 56
  • The Baptist Hymnal Organ Supplement II
    Composer/Editor Sharron Lyon
    Published By: The Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention (1997) pp. 15

Organ Solo

  • Joyous Celebrations & Quiet Meditations: Arrangements for Organ
    Composer/Editor Don Phillips
    Published By: Genevox Music Group (2002) pp. 46
  • Four Hymn Meditations For Organ
    Composer/Editor James Pethel
    Published By: The H. W. Gray Company (2001) pp. 14
  • PedalPoint Volume 11 Number 4 July August September 1992: Church Music and Study Helps for Pianists and Organists
    Composer/Editors Sharron Lyon; Don Phillips
    Published By: The Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention (1992) pp. 9
  • Hymn Tune Meditations for the Organ No. 2: With Hammond Registration
    Composer/Editor Jeanne E. Shaffer
    Published By: Broadman Press (1966) pp. 9

Piano and Organ Duet

  • Have Faith in God: Hymns of B. B. McKinney for Organ and Piano
    Composer/Editors Donald P. Hustad; Baylus Benjamin McKinney
    Published By: Van Ness Press, Inc. (1986) pp. 18
  • Spirit of the Living God: Organ-Piano Duets
    Composer/Editor Gayden C. Sikes
    Published By: Broadman Press (1985) pp. 1

Piano Solo

  • Like a River Glorious: For the Pianist
    Composer/Editor Nancy Lyons Smith
    Published By: Broadman Press (1986) pp. 28
  • Bock's Best Volume II: 50 Outstanding Piano Arrangements of Hymns and Gospel Songs
    Composer/Editor Fred Bock
    Published By: Fred Bock Music Company (1982) pp. 136
  • Sacred Songs for the Piano
    Composer/Editor Fred Bock
    Published By: Broadman Press (1973) pp. 9


Instances (1 - 13 of 13)

Baptist Hymnal 1991 #238

Baptist Hymnal 2008 #332

Celebrating Grace Hymnal #231

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #131

Himnario Adventista del Séptimo Día #194

Hinário para o Culto Cristão #213


Small Church Music #1719

Page Scan

Soul-stirring Songs and Hymns (Rev. ed.) #345

The Celebration Hymnal #396

The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #251

The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #126

Yes, Lord! #201

찬송과 예배 = Chansong gwa yebae = Come, Let Us Worship #224

Include 10 pre-1979 instances
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