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A Better Day is Coming By and By (Charles Albert Tindley)

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  • (Posted 2022-08-25)  CPDL #70537:           
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2022-08-25).   Score information: A5, 2 pages, 49 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Arranged by Charles Albert Tindley. Transcribed from New Songs of Paradise, 1934; this hymn cited there as "Copyright 1919". Words (4 stanzas) as in 1934.

General Information

Title: A Better Day is Coming By and By
First Line: A better day is coming
Composer: Robert Lowry
Lyricist: Robert Lowry
Lyricist: Charles Albert Tindley
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 76. 86. D

Language: English
Instruments: Keyboard

First published: 1875 in Brightest and Best
    2nd published: 1919
    3rd published: 1934 in New Songs of Paradise, Edition 5, no. 40
Description: Originally published as Coming By and By by Robert Lowry in 1875, considerably revised by Tindley in 1919.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at A Better Day is Coming By and By.