The World Turned Upside Down

One day when the sons of Zebedee

Author: John Ylvisaker
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: John Ylvisaker

John Carl Ylvisaker (liturgical songwriter, recording artist,composer, performer, ethnomusicologist) is perhaps best known for his hymn, “I Was There To Hear Your Borning Cry” He was born in Moorhead, Minnesota and is a graduate of Concordia College located there. During the last 45 years John’s words and music have been a powerful influence on the development of new worship materials for the church, with his compositions appearing in hundreds of worship resources. In addition to being an artist and composer, John’s past experience includes teaching high school music, directing church choirs, and serving as the producer of SCAN, an award-winning weekly radio program sponsored by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).… Go to person page >

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First Line: One day when the sons of Zebedee
Title: The World Turned Upside Down
Author: John Ylvisaker
Language: English
Refrain First Line: "With the last first and the first one last
Copyright: © 1991 John C. Ylvisaker


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