Gentry's single version clocks in at almost four and a quarter minutes, but her original composition had eleven verses and ran around seven minutes.
Poet Sarah Flower (Sarah Fuller Flower Adams) wrote the verses used in this hymn in 1841.
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This site will work and look better in a browser that supports web standards, but it is accessible to any browser or Internet device (I think! Junior Parker was born Herman Parker on 27 May, 1932, in either Clarksdale, Mississippi, or West Memphis, Arkansas (sources differ).
Information about 508 original versions of recordings by singer and entertainer Elvis Presley.
See when recorded and by whom, with interesting historical data. This is the original site of information about original versions of numbers recorded by Elvis Presley, which I began in about 1995.