This Is My Father's World guitar and voice
guitar / lyrics
Franklin Sheppard, Maltbie Babcock
This is My Father's World is a Christian hymn written by Maltbie Davenport Babcock.. When Rev. Babcock lived in Lockport, New York, he took frequent walks along the Niagara Escarpment to enjoy the overlook's panoramic vista of upstate New York scenery and Lake Ontario, telling his wife Katherine he was "going out to see the Father's world". He died in 1901 at age 42. Shortly after his death Katherine published a compilation of Babcock's writings entitled Thoughts for Every-Day Living that contained the poem "My Father's World". The poem was set to music in 1915 by Franklin L. Sheppard, a close friend of Babcock. The tune name, Terra Beata, means "Blessed Earth" in Latin.
Guitar and voice (Guitar classical or acoustic). Easy.
With standard guitar notation and tablature (TAB). With melody line. With Guitar chords.
With downloadable mp3 for audio help or sing along.
Pages: Three (3) pages.