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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Take_My_Hand,_Precious_Lord

Take My Hand, Precious Lord is a gospel song. The lyrics were written by the Rev. Thomas A. ... Dorsey wrote "Precious Lord" in response to his inconsolable bereavement at the death of his wife, Nettie Harper, in childbirth, and his infant son ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_A._Dorsey

Thomas Andrew Dorsey (July 1, 1899 – January 23, 1993) was known as "the father of black ... The Library of Congress added his album Precious Lord: New Recordings of the Great Songs of Thomas A. Dorsey (1973) ... Dorsey wrote " Peace in the Valley" for Mahalia Jackson in 1937, which also became a gospel standard.

www.snopes.com/music/songs/precious.asp

Claim: In response to the death of his wife and child, Tommy Dorsey wrote the song “Precious Lord.” Status: Multiple: Famous big band leader Tommy Dorsey ...

staugustine.com/living/religion/2014-11-06/story-behind-song-precious-lordtake-my-hand

Nov 6, 2014 ... Story behind the song: 'Precious Lord,Take my Hand'. On July 1, 1899, little notice was taken of a baby boy of color, born in Villa Rica, Ga., ...

staugustine.com/living/religion/2016-05-05/story-behind-song-precious-lord-take-my-hand

May 6, 2016 ... A saintly little lady in Canton, Ohio, affectionately known as “Mother McKinley,” raised her children as she was taught in the Bible. Each one of ...

www.umcdiscipleship.org/resources/history-of-hymns-precious-lord-take-my-hand

Precious Lord, take my hand, lead me on, let me stand, I am tired, I am weak, I am worn; Through the storm, through the night, lead me on to the light: Take my ...

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In his grief, he cried out to his Lord to lead him "through the storm, through the night." Dorsey wrote a song, "Precious Lord, Take My Hand," that's continued to ...

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Mar 17, 2015 ... The story of a jazz musician named Tommy who went through a personal tragedy that led to his writing the song “Precious Lord Take My Hand.”

www.inspire21.com/stories/faithstories/PreciousLord

Inspiring story of how the spiritual song, "Precious Lord," came to be written in 1932. Feeling God, God says and speaks in this story.