I came so close to living alone ....edit... if a hymn... religious from a hymn book I come to the garden alone, While the dew is still on the roses, And the voice I hear, falling on my ear, The Son of God discloses. Author: C. Austin Miles (1913) AKA The United Methodist Hymnal Number 314
Text: C. Austin Miles, 1913 (Jn. 20:11-18)
Music: C. Austin Miles, 1913; adapt. by Charles H. Webb, 1987
Tune: GARDEN, Meter: 89.557 with Refrain AKA In the Garden (1912 song) " In the Garden " (sometimes rendered by its first line " I Come to the Garden Alone " is a gospel song written by American songwriter C. Austin Miles (1868-1946), a former pharmacist who served as editor and manager at Hall-Mack publishers for 37 years. Elvis Presley, Anne Murray, Alan jackson, Paul Brandt, Loretta Lynn, Alan Jackson, Brad Paisley, Willie Nelson, Mahalia Jackson, Perry Como, Roy Rodgers and Dale Evans, Tennessee Ernie Ford, Doris Day and George Beverly Shea.