When I needed a neighbour (Neighbour)

Hymn – When I needed a neighbour – Lyrics

Lyrics are still in copyright – permission being sought to publish.


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  • Verses: 6
  • Tune: Neighbour
  • Meter: 13 10 and Refrain
  • Style: Traditional American
  • Composer: Sydney Bertram Carter (1915 – 2004)
  • Arranger: Richard Mark Stephen Irwin
  • Lyricist: Sydney Bertram Carter (1915 – 2004)
  • Music and Lyrics Copyright © Stainer & Bell Ltd, All Rights Reserved.
  • Performance Copyright © 2008 Richard M S Irwin. Certain rights reserved.