Song Snapshots #25: Sweet Beulah Land

Here’s a recently-posted video where Squire Parsons tells the story behind writing “Sweet Beulah Land”—forty years ago this year:

Interestingly, this was recorded at the church where he first sang the song, so there are some local details that he probably doesn’t usually share.

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  1. This song is on the short list, with a few Gaither tunes, of the most important Christian songs written in the second half of the 20th century.

    I’m not sure you could find a finer Christian gentleman than Squire Parsons.

  2. Wow, thank you, what a wonderful way to start the day.

  3. That was just beautiful! I Especialy like how Phil Cross had the congregation come up and sing Beulah Land. Made me tear up!! Thanks for sharing Daniel 🙂