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Will you come and follow me

Will you come and follow me. John Lamberton Bell* (1949-  ) and Graham Maule* (1958-   ). These words were written for a ‘one-off’ occasion, the sending-out of voluntary workers on a Glasgow project for the underprivileged managed by Bell and Maule, with no expectation that it would be used elsewhere. It was written to fit the beautiful Scottish tune, given the name KELVINGROVE  in hymnbooks. It was first published with the title of ‘The Summons’ in Heaven Shall Not Wait (Wild Goose Songs 1) (1987). A note states that the song ‘has been successfully used at commitment and confirmation services. Verse 4 is sung solo, and those wishing to do so, leave their seats and make to the front of the...

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