Indexes for The Sacred Harp, 1991 Edition


This index was preceded by Karen Willard’s original version, which can be printed and cut out to fit inside the back cover of The Sacred Harp songbook for easy reference.

Look up names of composers in the table below. Book sources are listed at the end.

Aaron, Annie Denson
367 Consolation
Arne, Thomas A.
73b Arlington
Arnold, J. D.
175 Highlands of Heaven
Avery, H. R.
560 My Home
Ayers, J. A.
506 The Ark
410t The Dying Californian
Barnett, S. P.
271t Arkansas
Bass, Cynthia
275b Roll On
Belcher, Supply
297 Conversion
Belknap, Daniel
210 Lena
Billings, William
66 Jordan, 91 Assurance, 173 Phoebus, 174 Petersburg, 178 Africa, 180 Vermont, 236 Easter Anthem, 254 Rose of Sharon, 268 David’s Lamentation, 269 Bear Creek, 291 Majesty, 320 Funeral Anthem, 479 Chester, 486 Beneficence
Blackmon, H. M.
531 Dura
Blocker, A. A.
528 Showers of Blessings
Bobo, William
235 Long Sought Home
Bolen, J. H.
401 Cuba
68t Salem
Boyd, Robert
52t Albion
Bradfield, Israel
166 Still Better
Bradfield, Oliver
97 We’ll Soon Be There, 432 Cheves
39t Detroit
Breedlove, Leonard P.
75 I Would See Jesus, 123b Cross of Christ, 152 Shepherds Rejoice, 282 I’m Going Home, 285t Arnold, 290 Victoria, 326 Weary Pilgrim, 337 Mercy’s Free, 342 The Old-Fashioned Bible, 354b Happy Land, 407 Charlton
Brittain, P. Dan
313b Cobb, 353 McGraw, 472 Akin, 481 Novakoski
Brown, Bartholomew
220 Mount Zion
Brown, J. C.
294 Rocky Road
Brown, R. E.
333 Family Circle
Brown, S. M.
138b Ogletree, 322 Man’s Redemption, 379 Span of Life, 384 Panting For Heaven
Brown, Jr., R. E.
230 Converting Grace
Brownson, Oliver
191 Virginia
Bruce, Neely
484 Heavenly Union
Cagle, A. M.
316 New Hope, 318 Present Joys, 439 Jordan, 455 Soar Away, 456 Sacred Mount, 462 Faith and Hope, 507 Sermon on the Mount, 522 Ye Heedless Ones, 536 Sweet Majesty, 542 I’ll Seek His Blessings, 550 Blissful Dawning, 573 Harpeth Valley
Cagle, Maggie Denson
26 Samaria
Caldwell, William
158 Funeral Thought
Carnes, Jim
372 Rockport
Carpenter, Elihu
365 Southwell
Carrell, James P.
131t Messiah
Carter, Thomas W.
79 The Old Ship of Zion, 106 Ecstasy, 121 Florence, 170 Exhilaration, 229 Irwinton
Carwell, John
94 Never Part
296 Sardinia
Chambless, Z.
72b Bellevue
Chandler, Solomon
184 Enfield
Chapin, Amzi
47t Primrose
Chapin, Lucius
31t Ninety-Third Psalm, 95 Vernon
Christopher, James
159 Wondrous Love
Chute, W. E.
117 Babylon Is Fallen
Clark, A. C.
157 Essay, 162 Plenary
Coan, Simeon
216 Delight
Coles, George
164 Duane Street, 231 Thou Art Passing Away
Conant, R. A.
521 Parting Friends
Cunningham, B. E.
399b Happy Christian
Curtis, C.
298 Providence
Daniel, G. B.
325 Soldier of the Cross
Davis, C.
309 Living Lamb
Davis, E. K.
60 Day of Worship
Davis, M. C. H.
37b Liverpool
Davis, R. F.
60 Day of Worship
Davis, R. H.
119 Heaven’s My Home
Davisson, Ananias
47b Idumea
Day, J. M.
56b Villulia
DeLong, D. W.
541 Home of the Blest
DeLong, Doris W.
465 Where There’s No Trouble and Sorrow
DeLong, Richard L.
494 Big Creek, 510 Corley
Denson Aaron, Annie
367 Consolation
Denson Cagle, Maggie
26 Samaria
Denson Edwards, Ruth
446 Infinite Day, 534 New Georgia, 543 Thou Art God
Denson Johnson, Eula
491 Oh, What Love
Denson, Amanda Burdette
426t Kelley
Denson, Howard
373 Homeward Bound
Denson, Irene Parker
545 The Pilgrim’s Way
Denson, James
225b Christmas Anthem
Denson, Owel W.
477 Lord, We Adore Thee
Denson, Paine
292 Behold the Savior, 294 Rocky Road, 330t Horton, 330b Fellowship, 392 Manchester, 396 Notes Almost Divine, 447 Wondrous Cross, 502 A Charge to Keep, 518 Heavenly Anthem, 524 The Twenty-Third Psalm, 532 Peace and Joy, 553 Anthem on the Beginning
Denson, R. E.
505 Where Ceaseless Ages Roll
Denson, S. M.
153 Resurrected, 208 Traveling On, 314 Cleburne, 328 Praise God, 331 Jester, 336 Eternal Home, 430 Arbacoochee, 433 McKay, 436 Morning Sun
Denson, S. Whitt
422 Burdette, 437 Sidney, 493 Amanda Ray
Denson, Sidney Burdette
438 The Marriage in the Skies
Denson, T. J.
293 Akers, 302 Logan, 340 Odem, 380 Lawrenceburg, 382 Coston, 397 The Fountain, 411 Morning Prayer, 426b Jasper
Denton, J. Monroe
354t Lebanon
218 Mount Pleasant
Doolittle, Eliakim
272 Exhortation, 315 Immensity, 538 Hampton
Doss, G. S.
463 Our Humble Faith
410t The Dying Californian
Dumas, Edmund
34t The Gospel Pool, 83b The Dying Minister, 111b To Die No More, 115 Edmonds, 288 White, 310 Weeping Savior, 323t Mullins, 329 Vain World Adieu, 378t Heavenly Port, 405 The Marcellas, 418 Reese
Durham, M.
128 The Promised Land
Dye, John M.
457 Wayfaring Stranger
Edson, Lewis
40 Lenox, 276 Bridgewater
Edwards, Ruth Denson
446 Infinite Day, 534 New Georgia, 543 Thou Art God
Ellis, Abner
172 Harmony
Frederick, E. Foy
511 The Great Redeemer
Frederick, Floyd M.
499 At Rest, 539 Supplication
Frederick, O. H.
389 Fredericksburg
French, Jacob
250 Heavenly Vision, 260 Farewell Anthem
Gilliland, C. H.
478 My Rising Sun
Gilmore, Timothy R.
393 Alexander
Godsey, Palmer
490 My Shepherd Guides
Goff, Ezra
142 Stratfield
30b Prospect
Graham, J. C.
414 Parting Friend
Grambling, Andrew
204 Mission
Grant, David
50b Humility
Guglielmi, Pietro
361 Loving Jesus
Hall, Amariah
444 All Saints New
Hamrick, Raymond C.
347 Christian’s Farewell, 492 Invocation, 503 Lloyd, 540 Nidrah, 569t Emmaus, 571 Penitence
Handley, O. H.
488 As We Go On
Harrison, Joyce
466 Haynes Creek
Hastings, Thomas
68b Ortonville
Hauff, Judy
348t Ainslie, 368 Stony Point, 504 Wood Street, 547 Granville
Hendon, M. A.
448b The Grieved Soul
Heritage, Elphrey
213b Warning, 489 The Savior’s Call
171 Exhortation
29t Fairfield
Hocutt, John T.
475 A Thankful Heart, 480 Redemption, 498 The Resurrection Day, 564 Zion
Holden, Oliver
63 Coronation, 168 Cowper, 313t Concord
Holdroyd, Israel
28b Wells
Houser, William
332 Sons of Sorrow, 334 Oh Come Away
211 Whitestown
266 Kingwood
Ingalls, Jeremiah
155 Northfield, 240 Christian Song, 299 New Jerusalem
Ivey, David
415 Easter Morn
James, J. S.
208 Traveling On
Jarman, Thomas
350 Nativity
Jenks, Stephen
110 Mount Vernon, 126 Babel’s Streams, 137 Liberty, 169 Dartmouth, 209 Evening Shade, 440 North Salem
Johnson, Alexander
48t Devotion, 64 Nashville
Johnson, Ted
485 New Agatite
Johnson, Eula Denson
491 Oh, What Love
Jones, W. D.
70t Gainsville, 435 Sacred Rest
Kay, Silas W.
449 Fatherland
Kimball, Jacob
327 Invitation
King, E. J.
33t Weeping Savior, 33b Abbeville, 76t Holiness, 77t The Child of Grace, 80b Service of the Lord, 82t Bound For Canaan, 87 Sweet Canaan, 93 Frozen Heart, 96 Few Happy Matches, 98 Dull Care, 99 Gospel Trumpet, 100 The Bower of Prayer, 101t Canaan’s Land, 102 Fulfillment, 109 Carnsville, 113 The Prodigal Son, 116 Union, 123t The Dying Christian, 160b Turn, Sinner, Turn, 227 Ode on Life’s Journey, 234 Reverential Anthem
King, E. L.
308 Parting Friends
King, J.
35 Saints Bound For Heaven
Kitchens, J. Elmer
279 The Shepherd’s Flock, 512 The Spirit Shall Return, 568 I Want to Go to Heaven
Lancaster, M. L. A.
406 New Harmony
Lancaster, P. R.
374 Oh, Sing With Me!
Lancaster, Sarah
112 The Last Words of Copernicus, 345b I’m On My Journey Home, 460 Sardis
Ledbetter, L. L.
369 Send A Blessing
Letson, C. F.
51 My Home, 402 Protection
Lowry, J. C.
58 Pisgah
Mann, Henry G.
176b Blooming Youth, 348b Fleeting Days
Mann, R. F. M.
105 Jewett, 111t Journey Home, 394 The Messiah’s Praise, 459 Tolling Bell
Marsh, S. B.
452 Martin
Mason, Lowell
145b Sweet Affliction, 147t Boylston, 147b Laban, 535 Shawmut, 566 Hebron
Massengale, John
32t Corinth, 73t Cusseta, 88b Mount Zion, 306 Oxford, 312t Sing to Me of Heaven, 338 Sawyer’s Exit
Maxim, Abraham
371 Heavenly Dove, 556 Portland
McCurry, A. W.
274b Roll Jordan
McCurry, John G.
267 Parting Friends, 274b Roll Jordan, 441 Raymond
McGraw, Buford
476 The Throne of Grace
McGraw, H. N.
283 Sabbath Morning, 453 Holly Springs, 483 Eternal Light, 544 Praise Him
McGraw, Hugh
225t Reynolds, 549 Phillips Farewell, 570 Farewell to All
McGraw, Hugh W.
500 Living Hope, 516 DeLong, 517 Mars Hill, 527 My Life and Breath, 548 Wootten
McGraw, L. A.
395 New Bethel
McGraw, Leon
295 Odem
McGraw, T. B.
197 Georgia, 381 Sing On, 386 Christ Our Song, 420 Bishop, 471 The Savior’s Name, 530 A Glad New Song, 558 Living Streams, 562 Infinite Delight
McLendon, A. J.
55 Sister’s Farewell
McWhorter, M. F.
317 Jackson
Meggs, J. L.
166 Still Better
Mercer, John
289 Greensborough
Mercer, Theodore
464 Sheppard, 501 O’Leary
245 Claremont
Miller, Priestley
572 The Lamb of God
Monday, Reubin
215 New Topia
Moore, W. F.
46 Let Us Sing, 176t Ragan, 177 The Christian’s Flight, 301 Greenland
Moore, William
44 The Converted Thief, 59 Holy Manna, 61 Sweet Rivers
Moors, Hezekiah
351 Pittsford, 352 Swanton
358 Murillo’s Lesson
Morgan, Justin
151 Symphony, 189 Montgomery, 193 Huntington, 391 Sounding Joy
Munson, Amos
182 Newburgh
205 Pleasant Hill
Ogletree, Absalom
108b The Traveler, 371 Heavenly Dove
Oliver, H. K.
515 Federal Street
Osborne, R. R.
324 North Port
Parkerson, F. E.
378b Never Turn Back
Parks, W. W.
41 Home in Heaven, 138t Adoration
Parris, H. A.
206 Christian’s Hope
Parris, O. A.
349 A Cross for Me, 377 Eternal Praise, 454 The Better Land, 546 My Brightest Days
Penick, J. P.
275t Loving Kindness
Penick, S. R.
275t Loving Kindness
Pickard, J. L.
425 Golden Streets
Pilsbury, Amos
163t Morning
Pleyel, Ignaz Joseph
143 Pleyel’s Hymn, 523 Pleyel’s Hymn
Pound, E. T.
413 The Loved Ones, 416 The Christian’s Nightly Song
Power, W. T.
360 The Royal Band
Price, F.
57 Christian Soldier, 74b King of Peace, 114 Saint’s Delight
Randall, Bruce
474 Mount Desert
Randall, John
287 Cambridge
Ranford, L. M.
409 Promised Day
Read, Daniel
38t Winter, 38b Windham, 50t Mortality, 78 Stafford, 107 Russia, 150 Amity, 183 Greenwich, 186 Sherburne, 280 Westford, 300 Calvary, 467 Lisbon
Redding, Loyd
470 The Mercy Seat
Reese, H. S.
156 Jesus Rose, 278b Traveling Pilgrim, 285b Land of Rest, 359 The Bride’s Farewell, 398 The Dying Boy, 400 Struggle On, 401 Cuba, 412 New Hosanna, 419 Melancholy Day, 421 Sweet Morning, 428 World Unknown
Reese, J. P.
39b Sharpsburg, 108t Weeping Sinners, 132 Sinner’s Friend, 274t The Golden Harp, 321 Newnan, 343 Happy Home, 345t Jesus Is My Friend, 375 Love the Lord, 378b Never Turn Back, 383 Eternal Day, 385t Fight On, 385b Can I Leave You?, 404 Youth Will Soon Be Gone, 408 Weeping Mary, 417 Weeping Pilgrim, 423 Grantville, 424 Sweet Union, 434 Fillmore, 482 Mulberry Grove, 567 The Great Day
Reeves, R. H.
124 Lover of the Lord
214 Repentance
Rousseau, J. J.
145b Sweet Affliction
Shell, J. A.
39b Sharpsburg
Sheppard, Jeff
303 Heavenly Land
Sherman, P.
181 Exit, 187 Protection, 202 New Lebanon
Shumway, Nehemiah
192 Schenectady, 217 Ballstown
Smith, Isaac
311 Silver Street
Smith, Toney
278t Love Shall Never Die
Sparks, James A.
394 The Messiah’s Praise
Stephenson, Joseph
273 Milford
Stone, Joseph
528 Showers of Blessings
Sumner, Jezaniah
242 Ode on Science
Swan, Timothy
86 Poland, 163b China, 344 Rainbow, 468 Bristol
Sykes, M.
387 Penick
Taber, Phil A.
344 Rainbow, 350 Nativity
245 Claremont
Terry, John S.
37t Ester, 119 Heaven’s My Home, 403 Heavenly Rest
Thomas, M. H.
41 Home in Heaven
Turner, J. R.
270 Confidence
Turner, M. H.
339 When I Am Gone
Turner, William S.
370 Monroe, 390 New Prospect, 448t Consecration
Wade, J. A.
70b Save, Mighty Lord
Wade, J. F.
70b Save, Mighty Lord
Wakefield, Samuel
449 Fatherland
Walker, William
35 Saints Bound For Heaven, 53 Jerusalem, 62 Parting Hand, 65 Sweet Prospect, 129 Heavenly Armor, 130 Millennium, 134 The Christian’s Hope, 141 Complainer, 145t Warrenton, 146 Hallelujah, 161 Sweet Home, 207 Louisiana, 213t The Good Old Way, 410b Mutual Love
Wallace, Charlene
77b Holcombe
Waller, Thomas
30t Love Divine
Watson, John A.
445 Passing Away
Webster, J. P.
451 Mary’s Grief and Joy
Wells, Lee
399t The Dying Friend
West, Elisha
200 Edom, 212 Sharon
Wetmore, Truman S.
36t America, 203 Florida
White, B. F.
74t The Enquirer, 76b Desire For Piety, 80t Shouting Song, 81t Beach Spring, 83t Vale of Sorrow, 85 The Morning Trumpet, 88t Done With the World, 90 Look Out, 92 Burk, 96 Few Happy Matches, 101b Holy City, 120 Chambers, 133 Hebrew Children, 154 Rest For the Weary, 232 Baptismal Anthem, 323b Soft Music, 333 Family Circle, 341 The Lone Pilgrim, 355 Anthem on the Savior, 369 Send A Blessing, 376 Help Me to Sing, 388 The Happy Sailor, 451 Mary’s Grief and Joy, 496 The Rock That is Higher Than I, 513 Joyful, 565 The Hill of Zion
White, D. P.
56t Columbiana, 271b Restoration, 346 The American Star, 362 Norwich
White, J. T.
72t The Weary Soul, 82b Edgefield, 89 The Church’s Desolation, 122 All Is Well
White, Jr., B. F.
431 New Bethany
Williams, Aaron
34b St. Thomas
Williams, E. F.
458 Friendship
Williams, J.
145t Warrenton, 149 The Trumpet
Williams, William L.
319 Religion Is a Fortune, 335 Return Again, 429 Christian’s Delight
Wilson, Hugh
569b Sacred Throne
Wilson, John
510 Corley
Wood, Abraham
195 Worcester, 228 Marlborough
Wood, F. C.
277 Antioch
Woodard, T. P.
487 Soldier’s Delight
Wootten, Terry
461 Shining Star
Wright, Glen
497 Natick
Wright, Margaret
551 Jacob’s Vision
Wynn, M. M.
263 Doddridge
Wynn, M. Mark
118 Stockwood, 224 Save, Lord, or We Perish, 450 Elder
Yates, W. A.
286 Heavenly Home

Books as Composition Sources

Below are the names of books listed in The Sacred Harp as composition sources. Composers are listed above.

A Book of Psalmody
28t Aylesbury
A Sett of Tunes
49b Mear
Book of Psalmody, A
28t Aylesbury
Church Music
29b Tribulation, 36b Ninety-Fifth
Columbian Harmony
45t New Britain, 67 Columbus
Easy Instructor, Part II, The
304 Morgan
Easy Instructor, The
442 New Jordan
Foundery Collection
84 Amsterdam
Harmonia Sacra
81b Cookham
Harmony of Harmony
185 Pilgrim’s Farewell
Juvenile Harmony
306 Oxford
Minstrel of Zion, The
167 Pray, Brethren, Pray
Missouri Harmony
201 Pilgrim
Patterson’s Church Music
29b Tribulation, 36b Ninety-Fifth
Psaumes de David
49t Old Hundred
Repository of Sacred Music, Part Second
69t Minister’s Farewell
Rudiments of Music
222 Ocean
Searcy & White
361 Loving Jesus
Sett of Tunes, A
49b Mear
Southern Harmony
31b Webster, 32b Distress, 45b Imandra, 103 Animation, 104 The Lovely Story, 131b Invocation, 140 Sweet Solitude, 160t War Department, 179 The Christian Warfare, 196 Alabama, 312b Restoration, 495 The Midnight Cry
Supplement to the Kentucky Harmony
144 Jubilee, 284 Garden Hymn
Tennessee Harmony
71 Leander, 135 Olney, 148 Jefferson
The Easy Instructor
442 New Jordan
The Easy Instructor, Part II
304 Morgan
The Minstrel of Zion
167 Pray, Brethren, Pray
United States Sacred Harmony
48b Kedron, 52b Charlestown
White & Searcy
361 Loving Jesus
Wyeth’s Repository, Part Second
69t Minister’s Farewell