Song Story: Peace in the Valley

This beautiful song was written by Rev. Thomas A. Dorsey in 1937. Dorsey was born on July 1, 1899 in Villa Rica, Georgia. The 1930s were a difficult time for him.  In 1930, his wife and newborn son died.   He later said, “I was doing all right by myself, but the voice of God whispered, ‘You need to change a […]

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