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[When I feel so lonesome, sad and blue]

[When I feel so lonesome, sad and blue]

Composer: Theodore Sisk
Published in 2 hymnals

Composer: Theodore Sisk

Theodore Roosevelt Sisk was born in Hall County, Georgia, July 15, 1906. He studied singing under his father, Jesse Lovell, and continued studying under other teachers. He wrote for or five hundred songs and was the music editor and member of The Sisk Music Company, publisher of gospel song books in Toccoa, Georgia. He died 1979 in Lexington, Ky. Dianne Shapiro from Who's Who among southern singers and composers by Otis J. Knippers; James D. Vaughan, Lawrenceburg, Tenn., 1937 Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [When I feel so lonesome, sad and blue]
Composer: Theodore Sisk
Copyright: Copyright, 1948, by Stamps-Baxter Music & Printing Co. in "Silver Tones"



Organ Solo

  • Easy Gospel Arrangements: For All Organs
    Composer/Editor Fred Bock
    Published By: Stamps-Baxter Music (1979) pp. 8


Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Silver Tones #25


Singing Joy #117

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