August 23, 1887, Curryville, Georgia.

April 22, 1972, Atlanta, Georgia.


Henson began teaching in singing schools in 1909, and with Homer Morris, formed the Morris-Henson Company.

  1. Anywhere Is Home
  2. All Along on the Road to the Soul’s True Abode
  3. All That I Need Is My Savior
  4. All the Redeemed Ones Are Singing
  5. All the World Is Just a Flower
  6. Armed for the Fight God’s Soldiers Stand
  7. As I Go on the Way to Glory
  8. As I Go Onward Singing of the Love
  9. As I Look Across the Plain
  10. As I Stand by the Broad Rolling River
  11. As You Go Along Keep Within Your Heart a Song
  12. As You Make Your Way Through This World Below
  13. As You Travel Life’s Road
  14. At the Dawn Mary Came Seeking Jesus
  15. Be Mindful, O My Brother
  16. Be Near Me Lord
  17. Behold a King Expected Soon
  18. Behold the Lamb of Calvary
  19. Blessed Savior, I’m a Long Way from Home
  20. Blessed Savior, Keep Us
  21. Brother, Along the Highway of Life
  22. Call Comes Ringing from the King, A
  23. Christ Is Near, Love and Cheer to Extend
  24. Come Before the Lord with Praise
  25. Come Before the Lord with Singing
  26. Come, Friends, Let Us Rejoice
  27. Come, Ye Lovers of the Savior
  28. Comrades Join Our Song as We Go Along
  29. Comrades March Along
  30. Consecrate Your All to Jesus
  31. Draw Nigh unto Immanuel
  32. Each Day I Sing of Christ
  33. Earthly Wealth and Fame May Never Come to Me
  34. Every Morning I Go to the Garden
  35. Everybody Praise Him, Praise Him
  36. Far Over the Sea, Sad Voices
  37. Fear Not, O Soul, Along Life’s Way
  38. For All the Benefits and Blessings
  39. Forth to the Golden Harvest
  40. Friend of Sinners, Hear Us
  41. Glories All Gleaming, Oft in My Dreaming
  42. Go, Ye, to the Harvest for the Blessed King
  43. Guide Thou My Feet, O Blessed
  44. Hand in Hand We Walk Together
  45. Happy Am I
  46. Happy Song of Love Is Ringing, A
  47. Hark, What a Carol of Joy We Hear
  48. Hear the Tramp, Tramp, Tramp
  49. Hear Thou My Prayer, O Blessed Lord
  50. Heavenly Music Is Ringing Today
  51. Here I Wander in Need of the Things
  52. Here the Christian Doth Meet with Temptations
  53. Here There’s Sorrow, Toil and Pain
  54. Here We Have Sorrow, Pain and Grief
  55. Here We Often Sigh
  56. Here We Wander as Sheep with No Shepherd
  57. Ho, Ye Who Are Idle
  58. Holy Father, Keep Us, Till the Morn
  59. Homeward, Homeward I Am Going
  60. I Am a Pilgrim Going to My Eternal Home
  61. I Am Always Happy in My Savior’s Love
  62. I Am Always Singing
  63. I Am Deep in Love with Jesus
  64. I Am Delighted with My Precious
  65. I Am Giving Out Love’s Story
  66. I Am Happy in Jesus
  67. I Am Happy in My Lord’s Employ
  68. I Am Happy on the Shining Way
  69. I Am Happy on the Way, with My Savior
  70. I Am Holding to Christ My Redeemer and King
  71. I Am Laboring on with Patience Each Day
  72. I Am Looking by Faith to a Beautiful Land
  73. I Am Needy, Lord, and Am Prone to Stray
  74. I Am Often Tossed and Driven
  75. I Am on My Way to Glory
  76. I Am on the Gospel Highway
  77. I Am on the Homeward Road
  78. I Am on the Mountain
  79. I Am on the Shining Road to Glory
  80. I Am Pressing Along with a Smile
  81. I Am Singing of Jesus as I Travel Along
  82. I Am Singing of My Savior
  83. I Am Sweetly Singing on the Glory Land Way
  84. I Am Traveling on to a Heavenly Home
  85. I Am Trusting in My Savior Day by Day
  86. I Can Sing a Song as I Go Along
  87. I Can Smile on the Way
  88. I Come to Thee Poor and Undone
  89. I Have a Friend Who Keeps Me True
  90. I Have a Home Beyond the Tide
  91. I Have a Lot of Friends So True and Kind
  92. I Have a Most Wonderful Friend
  93. I Have a Song All the Day Long
  94. I Have a Song Down in My Soul
  95. I Have a Song Each Day to Sing
  96. I Have a Song in My Heart
  97. I Have a Song Within My Soul
  98. I Have a Wonderful Savior So True
  99. I Have an Assurance Sweet
  100. I Have Assurance Sweet
  101. I Have Dear Ones Gone On
  102. I Have Found a Friend Who Is All
  103. I Have Found a Helper
  104. I Have Found My Lord and Savior
  105. I Have Heard the Call of Jesus
  106. I Have No Fear Along the Road
  107. I Heard a Voice from Heaven Above
  108. I Know My Savior’s Love Will Keep Me
  109. I Live in a Garden of Roses
  110. I Need the Love of Christ My King
  111. I Often Have to Do the Will of Mortal Man
  112. I Once Wandered Far from God
  113. I Once Was Steeped in Sin and Shame
  114. I Sat by My Savior and Looked on His Face
  115. I Shall Lose My Heavy Burden
  116. I Shall Sing with the Throng
  117. I Travel Along the Blessed Old Way
  118. I Walk in the Light of Love
  119. I Walked Life’s Road Amid the Strife
  120. I Want to Be Like the One Great Friend
  121. I Want to Do Something for Jesus
  122. I Want to Sing in Glory Land
  123. I Was a Sinner, Sad and Forlorn
  124. I Was Burdened with Sin and No Hope Could I See
  125. I Was Lost and Sad, but Today I’m Glad
  126. I Was Walking the Way That Led
  127. I Went Into a Home Where Riches Did Abound
  128. I Will Sing of My Redeemer
  129. I Will Tell and Sing the Gospel Story
  130. I Will Work for Jesus While
  131. I Would Be Closer to Thee
  132. I’d Like to See That City
  133. I’d Like to Stay Here Longer
  134. If You Are on the Downward Way
  135. If You Have No Chart or Compass
  136. I’ll Be Ready to Go to the Home Above
  137. I’ll Live in Glory
  138. I’ll Soon Be Leaving for a Country
  139. I’m a Child of the Father
  140. I’m an Heir to the Throne of the King Above
  141. I’m Living in the Presence of Jesus
  142. I’m Living with Jesus My Savior
  143. I’m Lonesome for Heaven
  144. I’m Looking Away to a Beautiful Country
  145. I’m Pressing on the Upward Way
  146. I’m Sailing Along in Safety Today
  147. I’m Singing My Song While Going
  148. I’m Singing of Jesus My Wonderful Savior
  149. I’m Singing of Jesus, the Soul’s Blessed Friend
  150. I’m Telling Out the Story
  151. In Everything That I Do
  152. In the Gospel Light We March Along
  153. In the Service of Our Eternal King
  154. I’ve a Friend That to Me Is Most Precious
  155. I’ve Been Redeemed by Jesus’ Blood
  156. I’ve Heard of a City Where Cometh No Night
  157. I’ve Heard the Call of Jesus
  158. I’ve Read About the Holy City
  159. Jesus Comforts My Soul
  160. Jesus Has Banished All My Sadness
  161. Jesus Is a Friend Unfailing
  162. Jesus Is a Precious Friend
  163. Jesus Is Guiding Me over Life’s Stormy Sea
  164. Jesus Is Keeping Me by Grace
  165. Jesus Is My Light and Glory
  166. Jesus Is My Sunshine and My Song
  167. Jesus Is with Me, O Praise
  168. Jesus Is with Me, Praise His Name
  169. Jesus Leads Me All the Way
  170. Jesus Sought and Found Us
  171. Joybells Within Me Are Ringing
  172. Just to Glorify the Lord
  173. Keep a Happy Heart
  174. Know Ye Not That the World Goes Wrong?
  175. Let Us Run Our Race with Patience
  176. Life Is Speeding Away
  177. Long, Long Ago in the Book That I Love
  178. Look for a Day of Rejoicing
  179. Looking and Listening
  180. Looking Away from Sin
  181. Love Looked on Me, from Calvary
  182. Love Never Dies, but Cheers the Soul
  183. Love Shall Control My Heart
  184. Make Peace with Jesus
  185. Many Are Bearing Burdens Alone
  186. Many Dear Ones and Friends
  187. Many Years I’ve Read the Bible
  188. March Along to Glory
  189. Me Soul Is Singing Every Day
  190. Meet Me Where the Angels Gather
  191. Message Divine Across the Universe, A
  192. My Earthly Friends Are Dear to Me
  193. My Heart a Glad Carol Is Voicing
  194. My Heart Is Singing, the Joybells
  195. My Master Is Tender and Loving
  196. My Path Grows Brighter Each Day
  197. My Pathway Is Bright, I Walk in the Light
  198. My Savior Calls and I Must Go
  199. My Soul Has a Song and I’m Singing
  200. My Soul Is Happy in the Love of Jesus
  201. My Soul Is Rejoicing in Jesus
  202. No Mortal Tongue Can Tell the Love
  203. No Wealth I Own, My Song Has Flown
  204. O, a Happy Time Is Coming for the Children
  205. O Blessed Savior Divine
  206. O Homeland in Glory I Long to Be There
  207. O I Want to Leave This
  208. O Lord of Love Thou Art
  209. O Pilgrim Seeking That Fair Land Above
  210. O Savior Dear, I Come to Thee
  211. O Sinner, Hearken to the Savior’s Call
  212. O the Holy Ghost Came In
  213. O the Love of Our Redeemer Is So Boundless
  214. O the Peace That I Feel, It Is True
  215. O What a Message We Sing Today
  216. O What Glory ’Twill Be
  217. O Ye Who Are Walking Destruction’s Dark Way
  218. Oft My Way Grows Dreary
  219. Often Burdens Bend Me Low
  220. Once a Galilean Came
  221. Once a Mighty Savior Spoke unto the People
  222. Once I Bore a Burden Great
  223. Once I Was Friendless
  224. Once I Was Lone and Sad, Burdened by Sin
  225. Others May Fail Me in Time of Great Need
  226. Pray Without Ceasing, the Master Said
  227. Renew My Strength, O Lord Divine
  228. Running the Race of Life
  229. Sailor on Life’s Sea, Look
  230. Sailor Tempest Tossed
  231. Since I Took the Blessed Savior as My Own
  232. So Often the Night Time Brings Sadness
  233. Some Speak of the Lord
  234. Someone Is Drifting Far Out on the Sea
  235. Someone Touched My Heart with Love
  236. Somewhere the Angels Are Singing
  237. Song of Gladness I Am Singing, A
  238. Soon upon a Cloud of Glory Jesus Will Come
  239. Sorrows Often Meet Us Here
  240. Souls Forgiven and Made Whole
  241. Spread the Love of Jesus
  242. Stay with Me, Savior
  243. Strong Is Our Faith in the Leader
  244. Sweetly I Trust in My Redeemer
  245. The Final Day of Reckoning Will Dawn
  246. The Lord Has Done Wonders for All Here Below
  247. The Lord He Is My Shepherd
  248. The Lord Is Now My Life and Light
  249. The Love of Christ, My Friend
  250. The Mighty Savior Leads Us on to Victory
  251. The Savior Came and He Found Me
  252. The Savior of the World Is Christ
  253. The Savior Once Suffered on Calvary
  254. The Song That I Sing Is of My King
  255. The World Is in a Hurry
  256. There Are Waves That Are Rolling
  257. There Is a City Whose Streets Are Gold
  258. There Is a Name That I Hold Dear
  259. There Is a Peace I Am Feeling
  260. There Is a Song of Gladness Ringing
  261. There Is Joy Divine That Is Ever Mine
  262. There Is Joy Each Day in the Upward Way
  263. There Is Joy in Knowing That the Lord
  264. There Is Joy in My Soul, for I Am Made Whole
  265. There Is Joy in the Lord Each Day
  266. There Is One Whose Love
  267. There Is Something in My Soul That Keeps Me Happy
  268. There Will Be a Great Assembly
  269. There Will Be a Happy Time
  270. There Will Come a Day
  271. There’s a City We Are Seeking
  272. There’s a Dear and Sacred Place
  273. There’s a Great Throng Up in Glory
  274. There’s a Happy Carol in My Soul That I Sing
  275. There’s a Happy Home in Glory Free from Sorrow
  276. There’s a Happy Land and I’m Going There
  277. There’s a Land of Delight
  278. There’s a Precious Flow
  279. There’s a Ringing Call to Service
  280. There’s a Song My Soul Shall Sing
  281. There’s a Way That Leads to Life
  282. They Crucified Our Blessed Savior
  283. They Say There Is a Happy Home
  284. This I Fully Realize, Now That I Am Free
  285. This Is the Song My Soul
  286. Though Oft I Bend Beneath a Weight
  287. Through the Shadows Brightly Gleaming
  288. To My Savior I’m Clinging
  289. To the Sad and Lone
  290. Too Long You Have Slighted
  291. Watching You
  292. We Are Bravely Fighting for Jehovah
  293. We Are Fighting for Jehovah
  294. We Are in the Way of the King
  295. We Are Marching Along with a Wonderful Song
  296. We Are Marching Onward with the King of All the World
  297. We Are Pressing on to the Land of Dawn
  298. We Are Redeemed by Love
  299. We Are Winning Endless Victory
  300. We Belong to Jesus Our King
  301. We Follow, Lord, Where Thou Dost Lead
  302. We Have Accepted Christ the Lord of All
  303. We Hear the Sound of Mighty Waves
  304. We May Walk in the Beauty of Holiness
  305. We Meet in Thy Temple, Dear Lord, to Pray
  306. We Need a Lot of People Like That
  307. We Read of a Land, a Beautiful Strand
  308. We Read of a Place We Shall Reach
  309. We Read of a Place Where Ransomed Ones Dwell
  310. We Shall Meet Our Friends When Our Journey
  311. We Travel Here in Life’s Hard Race
  312. We Would Be True to Thee, Savior Divine
  313. We’ve Heard It Proclaimed Through the Ages
  314. What a Happy Song Is Mine Since Jesus Made Me Free
  315. When Discouraged on the Upward Way
  316. When I Go to My Garden Each Morning
  317. When I Go to the Home of My Childhood
  318. When It Seems I’m Alone
  319. When Jesus Comes Some Day for Me
  320. When My Traveling Days Are O’er
  321. When My Work Here Is Done
  322. When Shall End Toil and Strife
  323. When Storms Are Raging, Dreary Is the Day
  324. When the Lord Calls the Ransomed
  325. When the Lord Shall Come from the Lofty Skies
  326. When the Night Comes on and All the World
  327. When Trouble Comes Along to Take Away Your Song
  328. When We Meet in a City on the Golden Shore
  329. When We Reach the Hills of Glory
  330. When We’ve Told Our Earthly Story
  331. With Gladness the Days May Go By
  332. With Joyous Song We Press Along
  333. With Steady Step We March Along
  334. Workers for Jesus Who Is Your
  335. Ye Followers of Jesus, Now
  336. Ye Sleeping Saints, Awake, Arise
  337. Yonder in Glory Where the Angels Sing
  1. He Prayed
  2. His Picture Is in My Heart
  3. I Will Trade the Old Cross for a Crown
  4. It Takes the Storm Clouds to Form the Rainbow
  5. Measure of Love, The
  6. There’s a Sweetness Through It All
  7. Watching You
  8. When My Name Is Called in Glory