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O, let us exalt our dear Lord and proclaim,
In songs of true gratitude, praise to His name!
As songs of the angels in sweetest accord,
Our thanks and our praises shall rise to the Lord.
-- Zion's Harp # 165

Arranger Bio Information

McKinney, Baylus Benjamin's bio information

July 22, 1886 - September 7, 1952

Born: July 22, 1886, Heflin, Louisiana.

Died: September 7, 1952, Bryson City, North Carolina, in an auto accident.

Buried: Woodlawn Memorial Park, Nashville, Tennessee.

McKinney attended Louisiana College and the Southwestern Baptist Seminary in Ft. Worth, Texas, where he taught 1919-1932. He also served as music editor at the Robert H. Coleman company in Dallas, Texas (1918-1935), and pastored in Fort Worth, Texas (1931-1935). In 1935, he became music editor for the Baptist Sunday School Board in Nashville, Tennessee. McKinney wrote words and music for about 150 hymns, and music for 115 more. His works include:

* Songs of Victory (Nashville, Tennessee: 1937)
* The Song Evangel (Nashville, Tennessee: 1940)
* The Broadman Hymnal (music editor) (Nashville, Tennessee: The Broadman Press, 1940)
* Look and Live Songs (Nashville, Tennessee: 1945)
* Songs of Life (Nashville, Tennessee: 1946)
* Voice of Praise (Nashville, Tennessee: 1947)

Sources

* Baxter, pp. 48-51
* Hustad, p. 286
* Reynolds, pp. 355-6

Hymns

1. All on the Altar (© 1936)
2. Always with Us (© 1933)
3. Ashamed of Jesus (© 1933)
4. Be Ye Doers of the Word (© 1940)
5. Because of You (© 1932)
6. Bible, The (© 1933)
7. Blessed be the Name (© 1926)
8. Breathe on Me (© 1937)
9. Calling You Home (© 1932)
10. Christ Liveth in Me (© 1932)
11. Come unto Him and Rest (© 1940)
12. Crimson Calvary Answers, “No” (© 1932)
13. Draw Near (© 1940)
14. Everlasting Arms are Underneath, The (© 1931)
15. Everything’s All Right (© 1931)
16. Follow the Gleam (© 1933)
17. For Me (© 1933)
18. Forgive (© 1940)
19. Friend of Mine, A (© 1925)
20. Glorious Is Thy Name (© 1942)
21. Glory Be to God (© 1933)
22. God, Give Us Christian Homes! (© 1949)
23. God Loved the World (© 1933)
24. Have Faith in God (© 1934)
25. He Lifted Me Up to Stay (© 1928)
26. He Lives on High
27. Heir of God’s Grace, An (© 1933)
28. Holy Spirit, Like the Dew (© 1933)
29. How Do I Know? (© 1929)
30. I Can See the Lights of Home (© 1926)
31. I Was Glad When They Said (© 1940)
32. In the Old-time Way (© 1937)
33. In Thy Holy Temple (© 1940)
34. Keep On Praying (© 1922)
35. Knocking at the Door (© 1933)
36. Lead On, Lead On (© 1940)
37. Let Go and Let God (© 1951)
38. Let Others See Jesus in You (© 1924)
39. Let the Tide Come In (© 1927)
40. Lift Me Up to Thee (© 1933)
41. List to the Voice (© 1924)
42. Look for the Silver Lining (© 1933)
43. Lord, Lay Some Soul upon My Heart (© 1940)
44. Lord, Send a Revival (© 1927)
45. Love Sings a Song in My Heart (© 1933)
46. Many Mansions, The (© 1931)
47. My Prayer (© 1929)
48. Nail Scarred Hand, The (© 1924)
49. Nearer Home (© 1933)
50. ’Neath the Old Olive Trees (© 1929)
51. New Birth, The (© 1932)
52. No One Seemed to Care (© 1933)
53. O God Eternal (© 1936)
54. Old Road, The (© 1928)
55. One Door (© 1933)
56. Onward (© 1933)
57. Our Dearest Friend (© 1933)
58. Over the Line (© 1928)
59. Praise Ye Jehovah (© 1933)
60. Prayer Changes Things (© 1930)
61. Rainbow With the Rain, The (© 1931)
62. Satisfied with Jesus (© 1926)
63. Send a Great Revival (© 1925)
64. Send the Old-Time Power (© 1933)
65. Serve the Lord with Gladness (© 1931)
66. Since His Love Came Shining Through (© 1924)
67. Somebody Needs Your Love (© 1940)
68. Speak to My Heart (© 1927)
69. Sunshine of My Heart, The (© 1925)
70. Talk it All Over with Jesus (© 1933)
71. Tarry Ye Here (© 1933)
72. Thy Will Be Done! (© 1937)
73. Unfold, Ye Portals (© 1933)
74. Waiting for the Sunrise (© 1933)
75. What Will You Do with Jesus? (© 1940)
76. When the Morning Comes (© 1937)
77. Wherever He Leads I’ll Go (© 1936)
78. Whisper a Prayer (© 1940)
79. World Is Dying for Love, The (© 1933)

Music

1. Christ for the Whole Wide World! (© 1938)
2. Christian Home, The (© 1940)
3. Crowned or Crucified (© 1940)
4. Glory Be to God (© 1933)
5. Touch Me, Lord Jesus (© 1940)
6. Upper Room, The (© 1939)

Source: http://www.cyberhymnal.org/bio/m/c/mckinney_bb.html

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