You Have Been Listening to the Sunday Evening Broadcast: History of LDS Hymns

Radio Program Presented Sunday, Jan. 4, 1934

Announcer: As we near the close of another Sabbath, we bring you again the radio service of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the seventh of a series presenting the hymns of the “Mormon” people. Tonight’s broadcast comes from the famous Tabernacle, through KSL, Salt Lake City.

The spirit of song has always been with God’s people. I quote: “As we turn back the pages of our Bible we find that from the time the foundations of the earth were laid, when the morning stars sang together and the sons of God shouted for joy, down through the stream of time to the apocalypse, the Bible itself is one grand song service. Again and again its pages are brightened by the beautiful verses of song. Many a spiritual thirst has been quenched by the songs of Miriam and the “refreshing water of the Psalms.”

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