Collection 119 [February 13, 2001]
McConnell, James Edwin
1 Reel of Audio Tape
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McConnell was a religious radio broadcaster, who used "Smilin' Ed McConnell" as his broadcast
Scope and Content
The collection consists of one audio tape with recordings of two Smilin' Ed McConnell radio
programs. Programs were fifteen minutes long and included the singing of four hymns.
McConnell would pause after the first two selections to make a sales presentation for his hymnals
and allow his sponsors a promotional advertisement. Rodeheaver music company published a
hymnbook in 1933 called Smilin' Ed McConnell's Favorite Radio Hymns, containing over fifty
The materials for this collection were received by the Center in October 1979.
May 8, 1980
Mary Ann Buffington
Type of material: Audio Tape
The following item is located in the AUDIO TAPE FILE. Request by the T# at the beginning of each entry below.
T1 - Reel-to-reel, 7-1/2 speed. Hymn Time by Smilin' Ed McConnell.
"He Put a Wonderful Song Into My Heart"
"I Been to the Vale, Mother"
"The Rock That is Higher Than I"
"There'll be Answers to Every Prayer"
"Only a Touch of Thy Hand"
"No Disappointment in Heaven"
"Let the Lower Lights Be Burning"