Mountain Warbler

Mountain Warbler

The Mountain Warbler, Being a Collection of Original Songs and Recitations

Mountain Warbler, English.
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. William Willes.
1872. Only known edition. 143 songs.

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Original Songs (Return to top)
1.
Up with the Mormons

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
The taunts of our foemen are sounding again

2.
Come, all my young companions, who love the Sabbath School

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Come, all my young companions

3.
Each Sunday morning bright, we hie to school

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Each Sunday morning bright

4a.
Come, children, all unite

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Come, children, all unite

4b.
Come, boys and girls lend an ear

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Come, boys and girls lend an ear

6a.
The Sabbath School’s a happy place

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
The Sabbath School’s a happy place

6b.
Children of the Sabbath School

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Children of the Sabbath School

7.
Children, children, raise your voices

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Children, children, raise your voices

8.
Schoolmates, let us all unite

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Schoolmates, let us all unite

9.
Mountain Boys of Deseret

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
O, ye mountain boys of Deseret

10.
Love Truth

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Love truth, love truth in all her bright array

11a.
The Power of Truth

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
O, the power of truth, angels brought to Earth

11b.
They Cry Deluded Mormons

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

13.
Roll On Thou Glorious Kingdom

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Roll on thou glorious kingdom

14.
Beautiful Vales

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Beautiful vales of Deseret

15.
Give thanks O ye Saints, for the power of the Lord

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Give thanks O ye Saints

16.
Hard Times Come Again No More

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Brighter Days in Store

17.
Saints of God, Saints of God

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Saints of God, Saints of God

18.
Deseret

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Deseret, Deseret! ’tis the home of the free

20.
There Is a Place in Utah

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
There is a place in Utah, that I remember well

22.
The Working Bee

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
O, once I dwelt in Babylon

24.
Home Manufactures

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Let home manufactures engae our attention

25.
Reformation Song

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
When first the reformation sound

27.
Hope of Israel

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Fear not ye Saints of latter-days

28.
The Land of My Home

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

29.
A Mormon and a Saint

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

31a.
United, We Stand, Divided, We Fall

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
United, we stand, divided, we fall

31b.
Co-operation

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Come, brethren, let us all unite

32.
Age of Wonders

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
This is an age of wonders

33.
A glorious state is Deseret, our mountain home we prize

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
A glorious state is Deseret

34.
This is the day that is famous in story

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
This is the day that is famous in story

35a.
All hail, all hail the Twenty-Fourth

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
All hail, all hail the Twenty-Fourth

35b.
Come, brethren and sisters and join with me

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Come, brethren and sisters and join with me

36.
When the Saints first reached the mountains

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
When the Saints first reached the mountains

37.
Come, haste to the Valleys far off in the West

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Come, haste to the Valleys far off in the West

38.
Of all the systems I can name

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Of all the systems I can name

39.
In the vales of the mountains

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
In the vales of the mountains

40.
My mountain home to thee I’ve come

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
My mountain home to thee I’ve come

41.
Again I’ve reached my home

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Again I’ve reached my home

42.
The Mormon Creed I’ll now explain

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
The Mormon Creed I’ll now explain

43.
I’m a merry-hearted Mormon, by the truth I’m set free

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
I’m a merry-hearted Mormon

45a.
I’m glad I am in these high mountains

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
I’m glad I am in these high mountains

45b.
Ho, all ye brave Battalion boys

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Ho, all ye brave Battalion boys

46.
Come all who would be happy and useful here below

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Come all who would be happy

48.
When first I saw the city ’twas low, in a low place

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
When first I saw the city ’twas low

49.
Oh dear, I’m sad, I’ve got the blues

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Oh dear, I’m sad, I’ve got the blues

50.
When first I left the city my heart was low and sad

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

51.
The world has been handling the bone of contention

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

52.
We’ve built this house my brethren dear

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
We’ve built this house my brethren dear

53.
Within these walls we now assemble

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Within these walls we now assemble

54.
They’ve sung of heroes brave and strong

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
They’ve sung of heroes brave and strong

55a.
Who scans the toil, the fret and moil of woman in her sphere

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Who scans the toil, the fret and moil

55b.
The Lord is coming—Saints prepare

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
The Lord is coming—Saints prepare

56a.
Sisters, sisters, O how charming

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Sisters, sisters, O how charming

56b.
The time has arrived when this sisterly union

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
The time has arrived when this sisterly union

57.
Some one to love, one to caress

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Some one to love, one to caress

58a.
A year, with all its toils and cares

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
A year, with all its toils and cares

58b.
Some think our State should be called Utah

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Some think our State should be called Utah

59.
There is one thing that troubles me

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
There is one thing that troubles me

60.
There is a people in the West, the world call Mormonites in jest

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

61a.
Let us speak of a man as we find him

Words: Eliza Cook; William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Let us speak of a man as we find him

61b.
Over the mountain waves see where they come

Words: Anon.; William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Over the mountain waves see where they come

62.
O, its cruel and absurd to kill the little birds

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

63.
Come, children, I pray you

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Come, children, I pray you

Selected Songs (Return to top)
64.
Lo, freedom’s banners waving

Words: Emily H. Woodmansee

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Lo, freedom’s banners waving

65.
Good time coming

Words: G. D. Watt

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
There’s a good time coming, Saints

66.
All are talking of Utah

Words: John S. Davis

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Who’d ever think that Utah

67.
Tithing

Words: Henry Maiben

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Come, Mormons, all attention pay

68.
We’ll see Joseph Smith and Hyrum with the just upon Mount Zion

Full credits not available

Other versions of this song:
We’ll see Joseph Smith and Hyrum

69.
Love at Home

Words: John Hugh McNaughton

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Love at Home

70.
Twenty years ago

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Beneath the mountains crowned with snows

71.
American National Hymn

Words: Samuel F. Smith

Music: N/A (words only)

Adapt.: William Willes

Other versions of this song:
My Country, ’Tis of Thee

72.
The dearest spot of earth to me is home, sweet home

Words: W. T. Wrighton

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
The Dearest Spot on Earth

73.
The Mountain Dell

Words: John Lyon

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
We’ll plow and sow and joyful reap

74a.
Rouse, brothers, rouse, the way is long before us

Words: C. McKay

Music: N/A (words only)

74b.
Merry Mormons

Words: Matthew Rowan

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
What peace and joy pervades the soul

76.
I sing of a land of liberty—Utah

Words: Charles W. Penrose

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
I sing of a land of liberty—Utah

77.
The Kingdom of God, or nothing

Words: Isaac B. Nash

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
O, “the Kingdom of God, or nothing” for me

78a.
O, Lord, this morning we have met

Full credits not available

Other versions of this song:
O, Lord, this morning we have met

78b.
Thanks we give most gracious Father

Words: John Kelly

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Thanks we give most gracious Father

79.
Waft the news, ye heavenly breezes

Full credits not available

Other versions of this song:
Waft the news, ye heavenly breezes

80.
Ancient Hymn of the Primitive church

Words: St. Clement of Alexandria

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Shepherd of tender youth

81.
In the days we had no Sunday school, a long time ago

Words: N.

Music: N/A (words only)

82.
Glory to thee, our country’s God

Full credits not available

Other versions of this song:
Glory to thee, our country’s God

83.
Hark! ’tis Zion’s children singing

Words: B. Lang

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Hark! ’tis Zion’s children singing

84.
We hail the day—the glorious day

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
We hail the day—the glorious day

86.
In our lovely Deseret

Words: Eliza R. Snow

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
In Our Lovely Deseret

87.
Hearts and homes, sweet words of pleasure

Full credits not available

Other versions of this song:
Hearts and homes, sweet words of pleasure

88a.
Nay, speak no ill, a kindly word

Words: Anon.

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Nay, Speak No Ill

88b.
Beautiful star, in heaven so bright

Words: James Sayles

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Beautiful Star

89a.
I live for those who love me, whose hearts are kind and true

Words: George Linnaens Banks

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
I Live for Those Who Love Me

89b.
To the west, to the west, to the land of the free

Words: C. McKay

Music: N/A (words only)

90.
Come, let us be happy together

Words: William Fowler

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Come, let us be happy together

91a.
I’d rather live in Utah than palaces elsewhere

Full credits not available

91b.
There’s a song that all are singing in this merry land of ours

Words: C. C. Goodwin

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
There’s a song that all are singing

92.
Wife, children and friends

Full credits not available

93.
O, come, come to-day, when plenty smiles to please us

Words: William W. Phelps

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Oh Come, Come Today

94.
The place of my birth it is dear to me yet

Words: Andrew Dalrymple

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
The place of my birth it is dear to me yet

95.
Try, try again

Words: T. H. Palmer

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Try, Try Again

96.
O wouldst thou from bondage and strife be free

Words: Charles W. Penrose

Music: N/A (words only)

97.
Blow gently, ye wild winds with frost in your breath

Words: Charles W. Penrose

Music: N/A (words only)

98.
When first I joined the Mormons

Full credits not available

Other versions of this song:
When first I joined the Mormons

99.
List to my song, O, ye down-trodden nations

Full credits not available

Other versions of this song:
List to my song, O, ye down-trodden nations

Original Recitations (Return to top)
100a.
Keep your mouth shut, and breath through your nose

Full credits not available

100b.
By intercourse with spirits bright and fair

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Other versions of this song:
By intercourse with spirits bright and fair

101a.
O, Brigham, the friend of the brow-beaten Saints

Full credits not available

101b.
There is a chain a mighty chain

Full credits not available

Other versions of this song:
There is a chain a mighty chain

102a.
In the drama of life it is plain to be seen

Full credits not available

Other versions of this song:
In the drama of life it is plain to be seen

102b.
What is a man? I now will ask

Full credits not available

Other versions of this song:
What is a man? I now will ask

103a.
“Come to mother,” is the winning word

Full credits not available

Other versions of this song:
“Come to mother,” is the winning word

103b.
Patience, thou beauteous gem of life

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Other versions of this song:
Patience, thou beauteous gem of life

104a.
On a festive day, as poets say

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On a festive day, as poets say

104b.
Improvement stamp on all you do

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Improvement stamp on all you do

105a.
Female modesty, and easy noble grace

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Female modesty, and easy noble grace

105b.
Thine attributes, O, Lord, what mortal scan

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Thine attributes, O, Lord, what mortal scan

105c.
Faith is the confidence we exercise

Full credits not available

Other versions of this song:
Faith is the confidence we exercise

106a.
Known are all things to Thee from first to last

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106b.
Justice unchanging, to Thee, O Lord belongs

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Justice unchanging, to Thee, O Lord belongs

106c.
Mercy, who knows thy depth or who can scan

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Mercy, who knows thy depth or who can scan

106d.
Judgement so stern, unbending in its mien

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Judgement so stern, unbending in its mien

107a.
Truth, thou glorious attribute of Deity

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Truth, thou glorious attribute of Deity

107b.
Power alone, belongs to Thee, O Lord

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Power alone, belongs to Thee, O Lord

107c.
It chanced upon a time

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It chanced upon a time

108.
O dear, ’its hard to scorn a tale of love

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O dear, ’its hard to scorn a tale of love

109a.
Govern all your actions by the rule of right

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Govern all your actions by the rule of right

109b.
My little faithful ticking friend

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My little faithful ticking friend

109c.
All nations have their emblems

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All nations have their emblems

Selected Recitations (Return to top)
110.
Though cuts in the mountains

Words: Jabez Woodward

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Though cuts in the mountains

111.
Up this world and down this world

Full credits not available

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Up this world and down this world

112.
Oft I’ve heard a gentle mother

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Oft I’ve heard a gentle mother

113.
Oh, why should the spirit of mortal be proud?

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Oh, why should the spirit of mortal be proud?

114.
A man in his carriage came riding along

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A man in his carriage came riding along

115.
My son, be this thy simple plan

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My son, be this thy simple plan

116a.
Judge not, lest ye be judged again

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Judge not, lest ye be judged again

116b.
Little drops of water, little grains of sand

Words: Anon.

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Little Things

117a.
Very little efforts, made from day to day

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Very little efforts, made from day to day

117b.
Hail, Holy Bible! test of sacred truth!

Words: Hannah T. King

Music: N/A (words only)

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Hail, Holy Bible! test of sacred truth!

117c.
There’s liberty in the mountain breeze

Words: Edward Hanham

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
There’s liberty in the mountain breeze

118.
Through the gorges grand and gloomy

Words: E. Z. C. Judson Sr.

Music: N/A (words only)

Other versions of this song:
Through the gorges grand and gloomy

119a.
Hope on, my heart and take thy fill

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

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Hope on, my heart and take thy fill

119b.
Many people in the nations

Words: William Willes

Music: N/A (words only)

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Many people in the nations

120.
Let us co-operate, ’tis the wisdom of ages

Words: Edward Hanham

Music: N/A (words only)

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Let us co-operate, ’tis the wisdom of ages

121.
O, say have you heard of the famed mountain home

Words: B. J. Beer

Music: N/A (words only)