[When I've lost my direction]

Composer: Gloria Gaither

Gloria Gaither (born March 4, 1942) is a Christian songwriter, author, speaker, editor, and academic. She is the wife of Bill Gaither and also sang in the Bill Gaither Trio, one of the most influential groups in recent Christian music. She was born Gloria Lee Sickal in 1942 in Michigan, a daughter of pastor Lee Sickal and Dorothy Sickal. She spent most of her childhood and high school career in the Battle Creek area of Michigan, working a brief time for the Kellogg Company. When Sickal graduated from high school, she attended Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana. There, she triple majored in English, French, and Sociology. Upon her graduation, she took a job at Alexandria Monroe High School as a French teacher. There, she met Bill Ga… Go to person page >

Composer: Bill Gaither

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Composer: Richard Smallwood

Richard Smallwood (b. Washington, D.C., 1948), a composer, arranger, pianist, and innovator in the African American gospel style. Many of his arrangements of gospel hymns appear in Lift Every Voice and Sing (1981). Organized by Smallwood in 1967, the Richard Smallwood Singers have sung and recorded many of his arrangements. He remains their current director. Smallwood has a BM degree from Howard University, Washington, DC. Bert Polman Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [When I've lost my direction]
Composer: Gloria Gaither
Composer: Bill Gaither
Composer: Richard Smallwood
Incipit: 33334 32156 66677
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: © 1987, Gaither Music Co. and Century Oak/Richwood Music

Instances

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African American Heritage Hymnal #491

Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #356

The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #530

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