I'll go

Author: Mary Ann Baker

Baker, Mary A.. Miss Baker, who is a member of the Baptist denomination, and a resident in Chicago, Illinois, is an active worker in the temperance cause, and the author of various hymns and temperance songs.    Her most popular hymn:-— 1. Master, the tempest is raging, Peace, was written in 1874 at the request of Dr. H. R. Palmer, who desired of her several songs on the subjects of a series of Sunday School Lessons for that year. Its theme is "Christ stilling the tempest."   During the same year it was set to music by Dr. Palmer, and pub. in his Songs of Love for the Bible School, 1874. It is found in other collections, including I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, London, 1881. Its home popularity was increased by its republi… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Why perish with cold and with hunger
Title: I'll go
Author: Mary Ann Baker
Refrain First Line: Come, come, wanderer, come
Copyright: Public Domain


Why perish with cold and with hunger? Invitation. This is another of [Mary A. Baker's] hymns set to music by I. D. Sankey, and included in his Sacred Songs and Solos, Lond., 1881.

- Excerpt from John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Best Hymns No. 3: for services of song in Christian work #54Page Scan
Sacred Songs and Solos: with standard hymns, combined: 750 pieces #325
Songs of Love for the Bible School #d162
Sunshine for Sunday Schools #d128