If your heart keeps right

If your heart keeps right. Lizzie DeArmond* (1847-1936).  This gospel hymn begins ‘If the dark shadows gather’. It is, by far, Lizzie DeArmond’s most popular hymn. It was introduced at Scranton, Pennsylvania in 1913 during a Billy Sunday (William Ashley Sunday, 1862-1935) evangelistic campaign (Sanville, p. 82).  The first verse and refrain follow:             If the dark shadows gather            As you go along,            Do not grieve for their coming,            Sing a cheery song,            There is joy for the taking,            It will soon be light,            —Ev’ry cloud wears a rainbow                If your heart keeps right. Refrain:                   If your heart keeps...

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