1910-1989

March 12, 1910, Clanton, Alabama.

December 10, 1989, Birmingham, Alabama.

Martin Memorial Cemetery, Clanton, Alabama.

Easterling wrote over 400 Gospel songs. Johnny Cash recorded When He Reached Down His Hand for Me on his last CD (My Mama’s Hymn Book) before his death. When I Wake Up to Sleep No More was one of the most popular songs in the United States in the 1970’s; it was twice nominated for the Dove Award, once in the Gospel field and later in the Bluegrass category.

  1. Lord, Lead Me On
  2. Testify for Jesus
  1. Angels Rock Me to Sleep
  2. Rainbow of Love
  3. Standing by the River
  4. When He Reached Down His Hand for Me
  5. When I Wake Up to Sleep No More
  6. When They Ring the Bells of Heaven

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