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First Line:
On a hill far away stood an old rugged cross
Title:
The Old Rugged Cross
Author:
George Bennard (1913)
Meter:
12.8.12.8 with refrain
Language:
English
Refrain First Line:
So I'll cherish the old rugged cross
Notes:
Polish translation: "Tam na wzgórzu wśród skał"; Swahili translation: See "Pale mlimani kule Gethsemane" by David Makathimo
Copyright:
Public Domain

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Title:
OLD RUGGED CROSS
Composer:
George Bennard (1913)
Meter:
6.6.8.6.6.8 with refrain
Copyright:
Public Domain