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Pass Me Not, O Gentle Saviour

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Wikipedia article

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| composer = Fanny Crosby

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| melody = "Pass Me Not" by William H. Doane

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"'Pass Me Not, O Gentle Savior'" is a 19th-century American hymn written by Fanny Crosby in 1868, set to music by William H. Doane in 1870.

M.C. Hammer recording

In 1991 hip hop artist MC Hammer released a version of the hymn entitled "Do Not Pass Me By" on his fourth album, 'Too Legit to Quit'. Gospel artist Tramaine Hawkins appeared on the song as a guest vocalist. A music video was produced for this single which charted as well.

Chart performance

Other recordings

*The hymn has been recorded by singers including Reggie Houston, Cyrus Chestnut, Bill Gaither, and Lyle Lovett. Bob Dylan performed this song live to open five concerts in his 2002 American tour.


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