[Jesus my Lord will love me forever]

[Jesus my Lord will love me forever]

Composer: Norman J. Clayton (1943)
Published in 41 hymnals


Composer: Norman J. Clayton

Norman John Clayton Born at Brooklyn, NY, the 9th of 10 children, he gave his heart to Jesus at age six at South Brooklyn Gospel Church, his mother being a founding member of the Baptist group. He was musically inclined, and became church organist at age 12, and also played trumpet. He remained an organist for the rest of his life. A songwriter, he usually began writing the music before the words. He would memorize scripture to assure his music was biblically-based. Much of what he wrote was for special occasions. When young he first worked on a dairy farm, then held an office job in NYC. Clayton entered the building trades industry, working for his father’s construction business, and during the depression, with a commercial bakery. He ma… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Jesus my Lord will love me forever]
Composer: Norman J. Clayton (1943)
Meter: 10.10.9.6 with refrain
Incipit: 11176 44432 11176
Key: G Major
Copyright: © 1938. Renewed 1966 by Norman Clayton Publishing Company (a div. of WORD, INC.)

Timeline

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • The Evangelistic Piano Hymnal: Over 270 stylistic arrangements with "runs" and "fill-ins"
    Composer/Editor David Smither
    Published By: Trinity House Publishing, Inc. (1976) pp. 81

Organ Solo

  • Console Jubilation: Hymn Settings for the Organist
    Composer/Editor Ron Boud
    Published By: Broadman Press (1986) pp. 16
  • Fred Bock's Great Gospel Hits: For All Organs
    Composer/Editor Fred Bock
    Published By: Fred Bock Music Company (1978) pp. 55
  • Fred Bock's Greatest Gospel Hits: For All Organs
    Composer/Editor Fred Bock
    Published By: Fred Bock Music Company (1978) pp. 55
  • 25 Easy Offertories
    Composer/Editors David H. Hegarty; Stewart Landon
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1976) pp. 24
  • Gospel Hymn Devotions - Number One: Fourteen Transcriptions for Organ - Standard or Spinet Keyboards
    Composer/Editor Roger C. Wilson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1969) pp. 22
  • The Organist Volume 72 Number 6 January 1969: A Bi-monthly Magazine for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Roger C. Wilson; Norman J. Clayton
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1969) pp. 16
  • The Amateur Organist No. 50: A Collection of Organ Voluntaries for Church Use
    Composer/Editor Norman J. Clayton
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1968) pp. 16
  • More Gospel Songs for All Organs: Includes Registrations for All Organs
    Composer/Editor Fred Bock
    Published By: Sacred Songs (1967) pp. 9
  • Organ Hymn Tunes No. 3: Preludes, Interludes, Voluntaries
    Composer/Editor George S. Schuler
    Published By: The Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Company (1966) pp. 22
  • Paul Mickelson's Organ Music Volume Two: With Pipe and Hammond Organ Registrations
    Composer/Editor Paul Mickelson
    Published By: The Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Company (1966) pp. 36
  • Clayton's Organ Melodies No. 1: A Collection of Beloved Hymns and Gospel Songs
    Composer/Editor Norman J. Clayton
    Published By: The Rodeheaver Company (1964) pp. 12

Piano Solo

  • Keyboard Worship & Praise Volume 4 Number 3 January February March 2011: The Best of Christian Music for Today's Church
    Composer/Editors Larry Shackley; Don Wyrtzen
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2011) pp. 34
  • Precious Memories: Timeless Treasures of Gospel Music
    Composer/Editor Don Wyrtzen
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (1999) pp. 53
  • Bock's Best Volume I: 50 Outstanding Piano Arrangements of Hymns and Gospel Songs
    Composer/Editor Fred Bock
    Published By: Fred Bock Music Company (1980) pp. 77
  • Piano Quiet Time Volume 2: Devotional Improvisation for Moments of Meditation
    Composer/Editor W. Elmo Mercer
    Published By: The Benson Company, Inc. (1975) pp. 20
  • Jan Sanborn Piano Collection: Contemporary Arrangements of Old Gospel Standards
    Composer/Editor Jan Sanborn
    Published By: The Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Company (1971) pp. 26
  • More Gospel Songs for Piano
    Composer/Editor Fred Bock
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (1967) pp. 13
  • Clayton Piano Melodies No. 1
    Composer/Editor Norman J. Clayton
    Published By: The Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Company (1961) pp. 2

Instances

Instances (1 - 24 of 24)

Ambassador Hymnal #546

Baptist Hymnal 1991 #345

Baptist Hymnal 2008 #503

Celebremos Su Gloria #352

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #477

Clarion Call #10

Complete Mission Praise #374

Great Songs of the Church (Revised) #461

Himnario Adventista del Séptimo Día #362

Hymns of Faith #170

Audio

Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #538

Rejoice Hymns #352

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #342

Sing Joyfully #346

Page Scan

Soul-stirring Songs and Hymns (Rev. ed.) #248

The Celebration Hymnal #501

The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #511

The Worshiping Church #503

Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #709

Worship and Service Hymnal #258

Worship His Majesty #653

Yes, Lord! #441

TextPage Scan

ترانيم الإيمان #118

تسابيح المحبة #509

Include 17 pre-1979 instances
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