History of the Hymns


History of Hymns

Produced and written by Clive Romney and Susan Evans McCloud this online radio program on http://radio.lds.org investigates the rich history, origin, and progression of beloved LDS Hymns.  Each presents fascinating stories about the creators of both music and text and presents the hymn in a variety of renditions. 

The material in these presentations is perfect for enriching, moving lessons about pioneers and will help you share these hymns with greater meaning. Be sure to “Leave a Reply” below and share how you used this great online resource.

Listen to History of Hymns:

“We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet”

“All Creatures of Our God and King”

 “Joseph Smith’s First Prayer

“Praise to the Man”

“How Great Thou Art”

“Lead, Kindly Light”

“Nearer, My God, to Thee” 

“Redeemer of Israel”

 “The Morning Breaks”

 “A Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief”

“I Need Thee Every Hour”

“Praise to the Lord, the Almighty”

 “I Know That My Redeemer Lives”

“The Lord Is My Shepherd”

“Be Still, My Soul” 

 “Come, Come Ye Saints”

“Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee”

“Where Can I Turn for Peace?”

 “More Holiness Give Me”

“Our Savior’s Love”

“Abide With Me; ‘Tis Eventide”

“The Spirit of God”

 “Lord, I Would Follow Thee”

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