Take my hand, precious Lord

Author: Thomas A. Dorsey

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First Line: When my way groweth drear, precious Lord
Title: Take my hand, precious Lord
Author: Thomas A. Dorsey
Refrain First Line: Precious Lord, take my hand

Tune

MAITLAND (Allen)

PRECIOUS LORD, the tune Thomas Dorsey used for his most beloved hymn, "Precious Lord, take my hand", is an adaptation of MAITLAND. Sometimes Dorsey is shown as the composer, sometimes as the arranger or adapter of Allen's composition. MAITLAND is often attributed to Allen, but the earliest known sou…

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