A beloved tune of national gratitude, written by the Baptist preacher Samuel Francis blacksmith in the 19th century. That lyrics accumulate an appreciation because that the beautiful landscapes the America and our liberty to worship as the Pilgrims sought in the new world. Read more about the history of this hymn and watch video clip performances below.

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1 mine country, 'tis the thee,sweet soil of liberty,of thee ns sing:land wherein my fathers died,land of the pilgrims' pride,from every mountainsidelet liberty ring!

2 My native country, thee,land of the noble free,thy name ns love;I love your rocks and also rills,thy woods and templed hills;my heart v rapture thrillslike the above.

3 let music swell the breeze,and ring from all the treessweet freedom's song:let mortal tongues awake,let all the breathe partake;let rocks your silence break,the sound prolong.

Source: Hymns of Promise: a huge print songbook #195


The Story Behind my Country, "Tis that Thee

"My Country, 'Tis the Thee" was written in 1832 through Samuel Francis Smith, and very first sung at a children's 4th of July celebration in Park Street Church, Boston.It was contained in The Psalmist, 1843, No. 1000, and found in a large number of American hymn-books, yet not in use in an excellent Britain. It is among the most famous of Dr. Smith's compositions.

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