Wednesday, July 11, 2018

New Fanny Crosby Hymns

Fanny Crosby: Newly Discovered Hymns and Songs -- "Several of her unpublished writings were discovered in recent years. Through a collaboration of today's finest songwriters, 21 songs were completed and are a part of this project. The Erwins were chosen to sing a new song called "Calmly Resting in the Lord," that is featured on this cd, along with songs from other groups like Ernie Haase and Signature Sound, Legacy Five, Triumphant Quartet, The Booth Brothers, The Collingsworth Family, and many others. The cd was officially released on March 23, 2018."

Well, not quite today new. I read the above last night, and this was the first I remember hearing about these undiscovered hymns of Fanny Crosby. Nevertheless Baptist Press reported on them over two years ago, in January 2016.

Fanny Crosby's lost lyrics now expanding her legacy -- "Fanny Crosby's hymns have impacted lives for Christ worldwide for generations, but until recently 2,700 of them were overlooked in an archive, unsung and unpublished. Now on the album "Blessed Assurance: The New Hymns of Fanny Crosby," some of those forgotten lyrics have come to life..."

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