Brumley, Albert E(dward)
- Kevin Kehrberg
(b Oklahoma Indian Territory, Oct 29, 1905; d Powell, MO, Nov 15, 1977). American composer. He was one of the most influential gospel song composers of the 20th century, penning nearly 400 works, including such standards as “Jesus, hold my hand,” “If We Never Meet Again,” and “Turn your radio on.” His “I’ll fly away” has become the most recorded gospel song in American history with over one thousand commercial recordings to date....