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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

Composer: Lucie Eddie Campbell
Incipit: 54535 17653 43424
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

Instances (1 - 15 of 15)
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African American Heritage Hymnal #413

Church Hymnal #282

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Favorite Hymns of Praise #484

Favorites Number 3 #13

Gospel Song Jewels No. 2 #0

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Hymns of Faith #521

Text

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

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Lift Every Voice and Sing II #190

Melodies of Praise #186

Old Time Revival #78

Radiant Joy #49

Sacred Selections for the Church #469

The New National Baptist Hymnal #428

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This Far By Faith #172

Western Style Songs. Vol. 1 #20

Exclude 9 pre-1979 instances
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