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by zcomposer
Wed Oct 26, 2011 12:58 am
Forum: Hymn Lyrics - Search Requests
Topic: acres of diamonds - arthur smith
Replies: 23
Views: 41031

acres of diamonds - arthur smith

Someone very kindly sent me text for three verses which I can't vouch for beyond that it's the same words in verse 1 and chorus, and the rest fit more or less. Maybe they were added later? I don't know! The song as published (some time in the 1950's or early 1960's I believe) has only one verse (at ...
by zcomposer
Tue Oct 25, 2011 10:18 pm
Forum: Hymn Lyrics - Search Requests
Topic: Acres of Diamonds
Replies: 4
Views: 5977

Acres of Diamonds

I have just gotten an email from someone who says she has three verses. If this turns out to have been true, I'll get back with updates on that too.

- Jay
by zcomposer
Tue Oct 18, 2011 3:18 am
Forum: Hymn Lyrics - Search Requests
Topic: Acres of Diamonds
Replies: 4
Views: 5977

Acres of Diamonds

I have re-typeset this song - the sheet music - and can send you a copy if you ask. I should note that there is no second verse.

- Jay
by zcomposer
Tue Mar 01, 2011 10:38 pm
Forum: Hymn Lyrics - Search Requests
Topic: acres of diamonds - arthur smith
Replies: 23
Views: 41031

acres of diamonds - arthur smith

Just to make it clear: 1) I found the music: the complete sheet music. 2) I re-typeset the music. 3) now I have a full copy, with all music, both verses, etc. Anybody who wants a copy may ask via email. I will send it gladly. I do not check this thread often, so please don't ask for it here. Email m...
by zcomposer
Fri Oct 15, 2010 6:07 pm
Forum: Hymn Lyrics - Search Requests
Topic: Looking for Lyrics and Music to this Song! - Acres of Diamonds (Mountains of Gold)
Replies: 11
Views: 17031

Looking for Lyrics and Music to this Song! - Acres of Diamonds (Mountains of Gold)

There is a thread on this question which SingerForGod very kindly helped with some time ago. It's here - http://www.namethathymn.com/hymn-lyrics-detective-forum/index.php?a=vtopic&t=759. The author (words and music) was indeed Arthur Smith in, I believe, 1959. The text given by SingerForGod was ...
by zcomposer
Mon Jul 05, 2010 8:18 pm
Forum: Hymn Lyrics - Search Requests
Topic: acres of diamonds - arthur smith
Replies: 23
Views: 41031

acres of diamonds - arthur smith

As I noted above, if you write to me, I am willing to share. I had it then, and I still do. Please use the email [email]jay@zcomposer.com[/email] since I do not check this forum often.
by zcomposer
Wed Mar 10, 2010 2:57 pm
Forum: Hymn Lyrics - Search Requests
Topic: acres of diamonds - arthur smith
Replies: 23
Views: 41031

acres of diamonds - arthur smith

I typeset the sheet music to Acres of Diamonds and am willing to share if you'll email me - [email]jay@zcomposer.com.[/email] I have written and called Arthur Smith, Clay Music Corporation, and anybody else I could find that has a registered interest in the music. Nobody has answered yet in these al...
by zcomposer
Wed Oct 28, 2009 9:13 pm
Forum: Hymn Lyrics - Search Requests
Topic: acres of diamonds - arthur smith
Replies: 23
Views: 41031

acres of diamonds - arthur smith

I found it. I have the sheet music, lyrics, etc, to Acres of Diamonds. Man was that hard to accomplish!

I would be willing to share if others ask directly.
by zcomposer
Wed Mar 05, 2008 2:27 pm
Forum: Hymn Lyrics - Search Requests
Topic: Music, Lyrics, author? - "Nobody loves you like Jesus loves"
Replies: 6
Views: 4980

Music, Lyrics, author? - "Nobody loves you like Jesus loves"

Well, I found a recording of me leading my choir singing it, 20 or so years ago, but that's about all. Still looking! I'd gladly pay to find the composer/arranger/lyricist and thus get to the sheet music.
by zcomposer
Fri Feb 09, 2007 8:00 pm
Forum: Hymn Lyrics - Search Requests
Topic: Music, Lyrics, author? - "Nobody loves you like Jesus loves"
Replies: 6
Views: 4980

Music, Lyrics, author? - "Nobody loves you like Jesus loves"

It might also be that the last line of the chorus is

He died that you might live again.

In case that helps, though this is obviously not stimulating many memories for anybody else!