By Request, ‘Draw Me Nearer’

This is another one of those hymns we sang in Sunday school, with the superintendent’s wife on the piano: a very happy memory. We thank Erlene for requesting it.

This recording was made in 1906, on one of those old wax Edison cylinders that they had before records were invented. The high quality will amaze you.

Before she died in 1915, Fanny Crosby wrote between 8,000 and 9,000 hymns, many of which are loved the world over. If I posted a different Fanny Crosby hymn every day, it would take some 20 years to post them all.

About leeduigon

I have lived in Metuchen, NJ, all my life. I have been married to my wife Patricia since 1977. I am a former newspaper editor and reporter. I was also the owner-operator of my own small business for several years. I wrote various novels and short stories published during 1980s and 1990s. I am a long-time student of judo and Japanese swordsmanship (kenjutsu). I also play chess, basketball, and military and sports simulations. View all posts by leeduigon

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