Wake the Song

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Wake the song, wake the song, wake the song, wake the song of jubilee;
Wake the song, wake the song, wake the song, wake the song of jubilee;
Let it echo o'er the sea, let it echo o'er the sea.
Wake the song, wake the song, wake the song, wake the song of jubilee;
Loud as mighty thunders roar, when it breaks, when it breaks upon the shore;
Wake the song, Wake the song,
Let it echo o'er the sea.
Let it echo o'er the sea, let it echo o'er the sea.
Wake the song, wake the song, wake the song, wake the song of jubilee;
Loud as mighty thunders roar, when it breaks, when it breaks upon the shore;
Wake the song, Wake the song,
Let it echo o'er the sea.
See Jehovah's banner furled,
Sheathed the sword, He speaks, 'tis done, now the kingdoms of this world are the kingdoms of the Son;
Hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah, Amen;
Hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah, Amen.



Source: The New Praiseworthy for the Church and Sunday School #245

Author: E. O. Excell

Edwin Othello Excell (December 13, 1851 – June 10, 1921), commonly known as E. O. Excell, was a prominent American publisher, composer, song leader, and singer of music for church, Sunday school, and evangelistic meetings during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Some of the significant collaborators in his vocal and publishing work included Sam P. Jones, William E. Biederwolf, Gipsy Smith, Charles Reign Scoville, J. Wilbur Chapman, W. E. M. Hackleman, Charles H. Gabriel and D. B. Towner. His 1909 stanza selection and arrangement of "Amazing Grace" became the most widely used and familiar setting of that hymn by the second half of the twentieth century. The influence of his sacred music on American popular culture throu… Go to person page >

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First Line: Wake the song, wake the song
Title: Wake the Song
Author: E. O. Excell

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Herald of Praise #160Page Scan
Make Christ King: combined: a selection of high class gospel hymns for use in general worship and special evangelistic meetings #172Page Scan
Praise and Worship Hymns #d181
Songs for the King's Business #116Page Scan
Songs of Evangelism: for revival and evangelistic services; Bible schools, young people's meetings, and all occasions of Christian work and worship #197Page Scan
The Heart and Voice: or, Songs of Praise for the Sanctuary: hymn and tune book, designed for congregational singing in the Methodist Episcopal Church, and for congregations generally #418Page Scan
The New Praiseworthy for the Church and Sunday School #245TextPage Scan
The Service Hymnal, compiled for the General Use in All Religious Services ... #d427
Treasury of Song #d295
Victorious Revival Songs #d142
Wonderful Jesus and Other Songs #152



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