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Thread #4024   Message #3452046
Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
14-Dec-12 - 08:08 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Babylon is Fallen (to Rise no More)
Subject: RE: Origins: Babylon is Fallen (to Rise no More)
Leeneia, the broadsheet tells one nothing about the date of origin of a song; only that someone (in this case Harkness) printed a cop[y in the period 1840---.

The hymn first appeared in hymnals in 1813. It was in the Latter Day Saints Hymnal in 1841.