Stuart Hamblen

October 20, 1908, Kellyville, Texas.

March 8, 1989, Santa Monica, California, of brain cancer.

Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California.


Stuart was the son of James Henry Hamblen and Alvin Earnest Alvie Williams, and husband of Veeva Ellen Daniels.

He hosted the Cowboy Church of the Air radio show (1938–52). He also acted, appearing in 1939 with Roy Rogers in The Arizona Kid, with Gene Autry in the movie In Old Monterey, and in a 1946 movie serial, King of the Forest Rangers.

In 1952, he ran for American president under the banner of the Prohibition Party. He was inducted into the Country/Western Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970, the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame in 2001, and the Southern Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame in 2012.

  1. Chimes of Time Ring Out the News, The
  2. It Is No Secret What God Can Do
  3. My Heart Can Sing When I Pause to Remember
  4. They That Wait upon the Lord
  5. This Ole House
  6. Tho’ Man May Strive to Go Beyond the Reef of Space
  7. Those Who Wait upon the Lord Shall Renew Their Strength
  8. Until Then
  9. When My Eyes Behold the Stars