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James Buchannan Coats

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James Buchannan Coats

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15 Dec 1961 (aged 60)
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Gitano, Jones County, Mississippi, USA Add to Map
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J.B. Coats was born on April 6, 1901, in Summerland, Mississippi. He attended the schools of his area and was both a student and lover of music all his life...His formal education was continued with study at Mississippi Southern College and Louisiana State University. He also studied music with Julius Rishing, J.E. and Alvis O. Thomas and T.B. Mosley. When just a lad about fourteen, he began teaching music classes and conducting evangelistic singing. Mr. Coats was a teacher in public schools most of his life...He was the composer of many loved gospel songs with "Where Could I Go" haveing been printed and sung most widely. Others of his outstanding songs are "A Wonderful Place", "My Soul Shall Live On", "I'm Winging My Way Back Home", and "Tomorrow May Mean Goodbye". Many of his songs have been recorded by leading quartets and singers...Mr. Coats was associated with Stamps-Baxter Music Company and a lifetime staff writer for them...He joined the Baptist Church and served more than thirty years as a Deacon before answering the call to the ministry. He died on December 15, 1961.




Texts by J. B. Coats (168)sort icon

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A beautiful, beautiful home, In heaven we all J. B. Coats (Author) 2
A feeling within you J. B. Coats (Author) 2
A mocking bird was singing J. B. Coats (Author) 2
A mocking bird was singing as we stood beside J. B. Coats (Author) 2
A mother old and gray J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Adown the narrow road J. B. Coats (Author) 3
After your heart has been broken J. B. Coats (Author) 2
All the way, every day J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Always humble, always humble J. B. Coats (Author) 2
As a lad I did not realize J. B. Coats (Author) 2
As I sit here alone in the twilight J. B. Coats (Author) 2
At evening, when twilight has shaded the day J. B. Coats (Author) 2
At the bedside of my mother J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Back in childhood, I remember J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Be saved, the warning comes today J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Before I found salvation J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Beyond the firing line, I'll see my friend J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Christ the Lord is the life J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Darkness fall around me J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Dear friend, I've known you but a day J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Deep in my heart I have a joyful J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Deep within my heart I love thee J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Drifted have I as days have passed by J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Each day I feel a friendly hand J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Each day we read that someone's missing J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Earthly life is only one short day J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Every day you listen J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Far in the depths and death nearing J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Gentle rivers are flowing free J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Gladly I am singing, cheeful is my ode J. B. Coats (Author) 1
Glory, glory, Jesus needs me J. B. Coats (Author) 2
God knows our weakness, when death comes along J. B. Coats (Author) 3
God needs our souls for his kingdom J. B. Coats (Author) 2
God's hand came stealing J. B. Coats (Author) 2
God's holy word in truth divine J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Great camp meeting in days of yore J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Greater love can no man show J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Harmony from heaven haunts me J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Have you a burden, is your heart sad J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Have you ever seen the glory of the Lord J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Having been saved to work for the Lord J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Heaven has its stars, shining clear J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Hours are spent in dreaming J. B. Coats (Author) 2
I am dreaming tonight of the home folks J. B. Coats (Author) 3
I am leaving for home at the end of the day J. B. Coats (Author) 2
I am longing for heaven and the wonderful time J. B. Coats (Author) 3
I am on the rainbow trail J. B. Coats (Author) 3
I am saved for a witness J. B. Coats (Author) 2
I have a home in the glory land J. B. Coats (Author) 3
I have a secret I cannot tell J. B. Coats (Author) 2
I have dreamed a million times J. B. Coats (Author) 3
I know the truth it is food for the soul J. B. Coats (Author) 3
I often wondered, when I was just a lad J. B. Coats (Author) 3
I remember long ago when just a boy J. B. Coats (Author) 2
I was once a sinner, just a weary sinner J. B. Coats (Author) 3
I was standing by the bedside of a neighbor old J. B. Coats (Author) 2
I wonder if a soul by my action can tell J. B. Coats (Author) 2
I would not walk without Jesus J. B. Coats (Author) 4
I would tell to you in song and story J. B. Coats (Author) 2
If naught of love this world did know J. B. Coats (Author) 3
If sometime you should hear across the night J. B. Coats (Author) 2
If there is a brother in your church or town J. B. Coats (Author) 3
If you're needing a friend J. B. Coats (Author) 3
I'm a debtor, I know, every day I live J. B. Coats (Author) 4
I'm looking for the tomorrow J. B. Coats (Author) 4
I'm treading the highway to glory today J. B. Coats (Author) 3
In a place called heaven, far beyond the sky J. B. Coats (Author) 2
In a valley so green J. B. Coats (Author) 2
In all my sin, there was not one J. B. Coats (Author) 4
In lands afar, across the deep J. B. Coats (Author) 2
In the harvest field today is waving golden grain J. B. Coats (Author) 3
In the rattle of the battle J. B. Coats (Author) 3
I've a message sinner friend J. B. Coats (Author) 2
I've a story to tell, 'tis the story of Jesus J. B. Coats (Author) 4
I've had enough crying J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Just a curtain between all the good and the bad J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Kind words, like flowers ever blooming J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Let me tell you of a mansion J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Let the Christian be praying J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Let thy banner be unfurled J. B. Coats (Author) 4
Life is filled with great temptation J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Life is passing down here J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Life is the station sending messages J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Living below in this old sinful world J. B. Coats (Author) 69
Lonely days filled with care J. B. Coats (Author) 4
Lord, I feel thy presence, As the moments fly J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Loudly the call to the colors J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Man was made the image of his J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Man was made the image of his Maker J. B. Coats (Author) 4
Many are living a life here below J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Many sermons have I heard proclaiming J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Many strange things today we can hear J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Many years ago I found the Lord J. B. Coats (Author) 4
Many years I've wasted, squandered J. B. Coats (Author) 5
Marching onward, marching J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Master, where shall I work today J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Mother, if your son is sleeping J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Much is said about the people that you meet J. B. Coats (Author) 2
My body is weak, o'ertaken by the fall J. B. Coats (Author) 3
My prayer today to the Master above J. B. Coats (Author) 3
O come let us make the welkin ring J. B. Coats (Author) 3
O wonderful, so wonderful is Christ J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Oft we are made to weep J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Old Moses lay adreaming J. B. Coats (Author) 2
On the road to glory, through this pilgrim land J. B. Coats (Author) 2
On the Rock I stand J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Once I was a sinner, in darkness all alone J. B. Coats (Author) 3
One day a mother came to the prison J. B. Coats (Author) 2
One day I heard a still, small voice J. B. Coats (Author) 3
One day my soul was saved from the fall J. B. Coats (Author) 5
Over the mountain and down J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Pilgrim, pilgrim where goeth thou J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Sing of a land where freedom reigns J. B. Coats (Author) 4
Sinner, how about your soul J. B. Coats (Author) 4
Sinner, listen, Holy Spirit calls J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Slowly the evening sun was sinking J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Some people like a gilded cage J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Sometime, when I am deep in sin J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Sometimes I grieve in sorrow J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Sometimes I think of those J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Sometimes up and sometimes down J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Somewhere my dreams will all come true J. B. Coats (Author) 2
The Bible tells in Luke nineteen J. B. Coats (Author) 3
The ninety and nine lay safe J. B. Coats (Author) 2
The prodigal son found it J. B. Coats (Author) 3
The will of God must work within J. B. Coats (Author) 2
There is a light ever shining J. B. Coats (Author) 2
There is a place of gladness J. B. Coats (Author) 1
There is a still, small voice J. B. Coats (Author) 2
There is a story covered with glory J. B. Coats (Author) 2
There's a beautiful home in heaven J. B. Coats (Author) 2
There's a story in the Bible J. B. Coats (Author) 4
Think of stepping on a shore J. B. Coats (Author) 2
This book unfolds Jehovah's mind J. B. Coats (Author) 3
This life is hard to understand J. B. Coats (Author) 3
This life is like a day of time J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Though she is lying full six feet J. B. Coats (Author) 1
Through a world of sorrow we are passing J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Traveling on, singing a song J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Trouble just can't pass you J. B. Coats (Author) 2
'Twas late one evening J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Wake up, O sinner, God needs a winner J. B. Coats (Author) 7
Water for me J. B. Coats (Author) 2
We are in the army of the Lord J. B. Coats (Author) 2
We never know at the dawn of day J. B. Coats (Author) 6
Weary here, but I must travel some more J. B. Coats (Author) 3
When clouds of sin like a mad J. B. Coats (Author) 2
When I come to cross the river J. B. Coats (Author) 3
When I heard that blest invitation J. B. Coats (Author) 1
When I was a little lad J. B. Coats (Author) 2
When I was but a child J. B. Coats (Author) 3
When my toiling is over at setting of sun J. B. Coats (Author) 3
When the cares of life shall have passed J. B. Coats (Author) 3
When the fervent heat of judgment come J. B. Coats (Author) 2
When the fervent heat of judgment comes J. B. Coats (Author) 3
When the Holy Spirit came J. B. Coats (Author) 2
When the loud trumpet sound we hear J. B. Coats (Author) 3
When the trumpet sounds so loud J. B. Coats (Author) 3
When you are lonely, clouds hide the blue J. B. Coats (Author) 4
Where there is love J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Wherever I roam, in joy or sorrow J. B. Coats (Author) 3
While traveling through a weary land J. B. Coats (Author) 2
While we're praying, while we're pleading J. B. Coats (Author) 4
Who conquers the world beneath the sun J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Why must it be, dear Lord, I now ask J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Wonderful the love of Jesus J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Workers on a building rare building for eternity J. B. Coats (Author) 3
You have read the Holy Bible J. B. Coats (Author) 2


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J.B. Coats was born on April 6, 1901, in Summerland, Mississippi. He attended the schools of his area and was both a student and lover of music all his life...His formal education was continued with study at Mississippi Southern College and Louisiana State University. He also studied music with Julius Rishing, J.E. and Alvis O. Thomas and T.B. Mosley. When just a lad about fourteen, he began teaching music classes and conducting evangelistic singing. Mr. Coats was a teacher in public schools most of his life...He was the composer of many loved gospel songs with "Where Could I Go" haveing been printed and sung most widely. Others of his outstanding songs are "A Wonderful Place", "My Soul Shall Live On", "I'm Winging My Way Back Home", and "Tomorrow May Mean Goodbye". Many of his songs have been recorded by leading quartets and singers...Mr. Coats was associated with Stamps-Baxter Music Company and a lifetime staff writer for them...He joined the Baptist Church and served more than thirty years as a Deacon before answering the call to the ministry. He died on December 15, 1961.




Texts by J. B. Coats (168)sort icon

As

Instances


A beautiful, beautiful home, In heaven we all J. B. Coats (Author) 2
A feeling within you J. B. Coats (Author) 2
A mocking bird was singing J. B. Coats (Author) 2
A mocking bird was singing as we stood beside J. B. Coats (Author) 2
A mother old and gray J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Adown the narrow road J. B. Coats (Author) 3
After your heart has been broken J. B. Coats (Author) 2
All the way, every day J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Always humble, always humble J. B. Coats (Author) 2
As a lad I did not realize J. B. Coats (Author) 2
As I sit here alone in the twilight J. B. Coats (Author) 2
At evening, when twilight has shaded the day J. B. Coats (Author) 2
At the bedside of my mother J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Back in childhood, I remember J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Be saved, the warning comes today J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Before I found salvation J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Beyond the firing line, I'll see my friend J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Christ the Lord is the life J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Darkness fall around me J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Dear friend, I've known you but a day J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Deep in my heart I have a joyful J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Deep within my heart I love thee J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Drifted have I as days have passed by J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Each day I feel a friendly hand J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Each day we read that someone's missing J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Earthly life is only one short day J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Every day you listen J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Far in the depths and death nearing J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Gentle rivers are flowing free J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Gladly I am singing, cheeful is my ode J. B. Coats (Author) 1
Glory, glory, Jesus needs me J. B. Coats (Author) 2
God knows our weakness, when death comes along J. B. Coats (Author) 3
God needs our souls for his kingdom J. B. Coats (Author) 2
God's hand came stealing J. B. Coats (Author) 2
God's holy word in truth divine J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Great camp meeting in days of yore J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Greater love can no man show J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Harmony from heaven haunts me J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Have you a burden, is your heart sad J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Have you ever seen the glory of the Lord J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Having been saved to work for the Lord J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Heaven has its stars, shining clear J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Hours are spent in dreaming J. B. Coats (Author) 2
I am dreaming tonight of the home folks J. B. Coats (Author) 3
I am leaving for home at the end of the day J. B. Coats (Author) 2
I am longing for heaven and the wonderful time J. B. Coats (Author) 3
I am on the rainbow trail J. B. Coats (Author) 3
I am saved for a witness J. B. Coats (Author) 2
I have a home in the glory land J. B. Coats (Author) 3
I have a secret I cannot tell J. B. Coats (Author) 2
I have dreamed a million times J. B. Coats (Author) 3
I know the truth it is food for the soul J. B. Coats (Author) 3
I often wondered, when I was just a lad J. B. Coats (Author) 3
I remember long ago when just a boy J. B. Coats (Author) 2
I was once a sinner, just a weary sinner J. B. Coats (Author) 3
I was standing by the bedside of a neighbor old J. B. Coats (Author) 2
I wonder if a soul by my action can tell J. B. Coats (Author) 2
I would not walk without Jesus J. B. Coats (Author) 4
I would tell to you in song and story J. B. Coats (Author) 2
If naught of love this world did know J. B. Coats (Author) 3
If sometime you should hear across the night J. B. Coats (Author) 2
If there is a brother in your church or town J. B. Coats (Author) 3
If you're needing a friend J. B. Coats (Author) 3
I'm a debtor, I know, every day I live J. B. Coats (Author) 4
I'm looking for the tomorrow J. B. Coats (Author) 4
I'm treading the highway to glory today J. B. Coats (Author) 3
In a place called heaven, far beyond the sky J. B. Coats (Author) 2
In a valley so green J. B. Coats (Author) 2
In all my sin, there was not one J. B. Coats (Author) 4
In lands afar, across the deep J. B. Coats (Author) 2
In the harvest field today is waving golden grain J. B. Coats (Author) 3
In the rattle of the battle J. B. Coats (Author) 3
I've a message sinner friend J. B. Coats (Author) 2
I've a story to tell, 'tis the story of Jesus J. B. Coats (Author) 4
I've had enough crying J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Just a curtain between all the good and the bad J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Kind words, like flowers ever blooming J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Let me tell you of a mansion J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Let the Christian be praying J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Let thy banner be unfurled J. B. Coats (Author) 4
Life is filled with great temptation J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Life is passing down here J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Life is the station sending messages J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Living below in this old sinful world J. B. Coats (Author) 69
Lonely days filled with care J. B. Coats (Author) 4
Lord, I feel thy presence, As the moments fly J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Loudly the call to the colors J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Man was made the image of his J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Man was made the image of his Maker J. B. Coats (Author) 4
Many are living a life here below J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Many sermons have I heard proclaiming J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Many strange things today we can hear J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Many years ago I found the Lord J. B. Coats (Author) 4
Many years I've wasted, squandered J. B. Coats (Author) 5
Marching onward, marching J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Master, where shall I work today J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Mother, if your son is sleeping J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Much is said about the people that you meet J. B. Coats (Author) 2
My body is weak, o'ertaken by the fall J. B. Coats (Author) 3
My prayer today to the Master above J. B. Coats (Author) 3
O come let us make the welkin ring J. B. Coats (Author) 3
O wonderful, so wonderful is Christ J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Oft we are made to weep J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Old Moses lay adreaming J. B. Coats (Author) 2
On the road to glory, through this pilgrim land J. B. Coats (Author) 2
On the Rock I stand J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Once I was a sinner, in darkness all alone J. B. Coats (Author) 3
One day a mother came to the prison J. B. Coats (Author) 2
One day I heard a still, small voice J. B. Coats (Author) 3
One day my soul was saved from the fall J. B. Coats (Author) 5
Over the mountain and down J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Pilgrim, pilgrim where goeth thou J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Sing of a land where freedom reigns J. B. Coats (Author) 4
Sinner, how about your soul J. B. Coats (Author) 4
Sinner, listen, Holy Spirit calls J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Slowly the evening sun was sinking J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Some people like a gilded cage J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Sometime, when I am deep in sin J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Sometimes I grieve in sorrow J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Sometimes I think of those J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Sometimes up and sometimes down J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Somewhere my dreams will all come true J. B. Coats (Author) 2
The Bible tells in Luke nineteen J. B. Coats (Author) 3
The ninety and nine lay safe J. B. Coats (Author) 2
The prodigal son found it J. B. Coats (Author) 3
The will of God must work within J. B. Coats (Author) 2
There is a light ever shining J. B. Coats (Author) 2
There is a place of gladness J. B. Coats (Author) 1
There is a still, small voice J. B. Coats (Author) 2
There is a story covered with glory J. B. Coats (Author) 2
There's a beautiful home in heaven J. B. Coats (Author) 2
There's a story in the Bible J. B. Coats (Author) 4
Think of stepping on a shore J. B. Coats (Author) 2
This book unfolds Jehovah's mind J. B. Coats (Author) 3
This life is hard to understand J. B. Coats (Author) 3
This life is like a day of time J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Though she is lying full six feet J. B. Coats (Author) 1
Through a world of sorrow we are passing J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Traveling on, singing a song J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Trouble just can't pass you J. B. Coats (Author) 2
'Twas late one evening J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Wake up, O sinner, God needs a winner J. B. Coats (Author) 7
Water for me J. B. Coats (Author) 2
We are in the army of the Lord J. B. Coats (Author) 2
We never know at the dawn of day J. B. Coats (Author) 6
Weary here, but I must travel some more J. B. Coats (Author) 3
When clouds of sin like a mad J. B. Coats (Author) 2
When I come to cross the river J. B. Coats (Author) 3
When I heard that blest invitation J. B. Coats (Author) 1
When I was a little lad J. B. Coats (Author) 2
When I was but a child J. B. Coats (Author) 3
When my toiling is over at setting of sun J. B. Coats (Author) 3
When the cares of life shall have passed J. B. Coats (Author) 3
When the fervent heat of judgment come J. B. Coats (Author) 2
When the fervent heat of judgment comes J. B. Coats (Author) 3
When the Holy Spirit came J. B. Coats (Author) 2
When the loud trumpet sound we hear J. B. Coats (Author) 3
When the trumpet sounds so loud J. B. Coats (Author) 3
When you are lonely, clouds hide the blue J. B. Coats (Author) 4
Where there is love J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Wherever I roam, in joy or sorrow J. B. Coats (Author) 3
While traveling through a weary land J. B. Coats (Author) 2
While we're praying, while we're pleading J. B. Coats (Author) 4
Who conquers the world beneath the sun J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Why must it be, dear Lord, I now ask J. B. Coats (Author) 2
Wonderful the love of Jesus J. B. Coats (Author) 3
Workers on a building rare building for eternity J. B. Coats (Author) 3
You have read the Holy Bible J. B. Coats (Author) 2


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