Remembering Frank Lebby Stanton: A Lyricist Who Plucked Our Heartstrings

Frank Lebby Stanton, c. 1926

“This world we’re a’livin’ in is mighty hard to beat. You get a thorn with every rose, but ain’t the roses sweet? January 7, 1927 Today is the anniversary of the death of the American lyricist and columnist for the Atlanta Constitution, Frank Lebby Stanton. A son of the South, Frank was influenced by hymn writers…

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