The Complete Hymn
List of The Specials

Here is the list of the songs and hymns that we have worked on in some detail.
Updated 1 January 2015

Title (First Lines) Tune/Composer   Title (First Lines) Tune/Composer
A man there lived in Galilee TYROL   Lo, he comes with clouds descending HELMSLEY
A new commandment Arr Andrew Moore   Long ago, prophets knew PERSONENT HODIE
Abba, Father, let me be Dave Bilbrough   Lord Christ, who on thy heart GONFALON ROYAL
All creatures of our God and King LASST UNS ERFREUEN+B298   Lord Jesus Christ LIVING LORD
All glory, laud and honour ST THEODULPH   Lord of all hopefulness Lord of all joy SLANE
All hail the power of Jesus' name! DIADEM   Lord of our life and God of our salvation CLOISTERS
All hail the power of Jesus' name! MILES LANE   Lord, for the years LORD OF THE YEARS
All heaven declares Noel & Tricia Richards   Lord, the light of your love Shine, Jesus, Shine
All I once held dear Knowing you   Love divine, all loves excelling BLAENWERN
All my hope on God is founded MICHAEL   Low in the grave he lay CHRIST AROSE!
All over the world Roy Turner   Majesty! Worship his majesty Jack W Hayford
All people that on earth do dwell OLD HUNDREDTH   Make me a channel of your peace ST FRANCIS
All things bright and beautiful ALL THINGS BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL   Make way, make way Graham Kendrick
All things bright and beautiful ROYAL OAK   May the mind of Christ my Saviour ST LEONARDS
Alleluia, Alleluia, give thanks ALLELUIA NO.1   Meekness and majesty This is your God - Kendrick
Alleluia, Alleluia, hearts to heaven... LUX EOI   Mine eyes have seen the glory BATTLE HYMN
Alleluia, sing to Jesus HYFRYDOL   Morning has broken BUNESSAN
Amazing grace! AMAZING GRACE   My song is love unknown LOVE UNKNOWN
An upper room did our Lord prepare O WALY WALY   Nearer, my God, to thee HORBURY
And can it be SAGINA / BOUQUET   New every morning MELCOMBE
And now, O Father, mindful… SONG 1   Now thank we all our God NUN DANKET
Angel voices ever singing ANGEL VOICES   Now the green blade riseth NOEL NOUVELET
Arise to greet the Lord of light REPTON   O come, all ye faithful ADESTE FIDELES
As now the sun's declining rays ST PETER   O come, O come, Emmanuel VENI IMMANUEL
As pants the hart MARTYRDOM   O for a closer walk with God STRACATHRO
As the deer pants for the water Martin Nystrom   O for a thousand tongues LYNGHAM
As with gladness men of old DIX   O God beyond all praising THAXTED
At the name of Jesus every knee 
shall bow
CAMBERWELL   O God of Bethel by whose hand MARTYRDOM
Awake, awake: fling off the night DEUS TUORUM MILITUM   O God of earth and altar KINGS LYNN
Awake, my soul, and with the sun MORNING HYMN   O God, of hope REPTON
Be still for the presence of the Lord David J Evans   O God, our help in ages past ST ANNE
Be thou my guardian and my guide ABRIDGE   O Jesus, I have promised THORNBURY
Be thou my vision (O Lord of SLANE   O Jesus, I have promised DAY OF REST
Beauty for brokenness God of the poor   O Jesus, I have promised HATHEROP CASTLE
Before the throne of God above SOLOTHURN   O Jesus, I have promised WOLVERCOTE
Blessed assurance Jesus is mine BLESSED ASSURANCE   O let the Son of God enfold you Spirit Song
Blest are the pure in heart FRANCONIA   O Lord my God! when I in awesome HOW GREAT THOU ART
Bread is blessed and broken GRACE IN ESSENCE   O Lord, we long to see your face SURREY
Breathe on me, breath of God CARLISLE   O love that wilt not let me go ST MARGARET
Breathe on me, breath of God TRENTHAM   O perfect Love LONDERRY AIR
Brightest and best of the sons EPIPHANY   O praise ye the Lord! LAUDATE DOMINUM (PARRY)
Broken for me, broken for you Janet Lunt   O sacred head surrounded PASSION CHORALE
Brother, sister, let me serve you The Servant Song   O thou, who at thy Eucharist didst pray SONG 1
Child in the manger BUNESSEN   O worship the Lord in the beauty WAS LEIBET, WAS SCHWEBET
Christ is our cornerstone HAREWOOD   Of the Father's love begotten CORDE NATUS (DM)
Christ is the world's true light RINKART (KOMMT SEELEN)   On Christmas night all Christians sing SUSSEX CAROL
Christ triumphant ever reigning GUITING POWER   On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry WINCHESTER NEW
Christians, awake! YORKSHIRE   One more step along the world I go Sydney Carter
Christ's is the world DREAM ANGUS   One shall tell another New Wine
City of God, how broad and far RICHMOND   Only by grace can we enter Gerrit Gustafson
Cloth for the cradle WAE'S FOR ME PRINCE CHARLIE   Onward, Christian pilgrims/soldiers ST GERTRUDE
Colours of day Light Up The Fire   Peace is flowing like a river arr Richard Lloyd
Come and see the shining hope MARCHING THROUGH GEORGIA   Praise and thanksgiving BUNESSAN
Come on and celebrate Patricial Morgan   Praise to the Holiest RICHMOND
Come, ye faithful, raise the strain ST JOHN DAMASCENE   Praise to the Lord, the Almighty LOBE DEN HERREN
Dear Lord and Father of mankind REPTON   Praise, my soul, the King of heaven PRAISE MY SOUL
Drop, drop, slow tears SONG 46   Put peace into each other's hands ST COLUMBA
Eternal Father, strong to save MELITA   Rejoice, the Lord is King! GOPSAL
Eternal Ruler of the ceaseless round SONG 1   Ride on, ride on in majesty WINCHESTER NEW
Father God, I wonder I will sing your praises   Rock of Ages cleft for me TOPLADY
Father of heaven, whose love RIVAULX   See the holy table, spread for NICAEA
Father, Lord of all creation ABBOT'S LEIGH   Seek ye first the kingdom of God SEEK YE FIRST
Fill thou my life O Lord my God RICHMOND   Silent night STILLE NACHT
For all the saints who SINE NOMINE   Sing for God's glory LOBE DEN HERREN
For I'm building a people of power Dave Richards   Sing of the Lord's goodness Ernest Sands
For Mary, mother of our Lord ST BOTOLPH   Sing to God new songs of worship; ODE TO JOY
For the beauty of the earth DIX   Sing we of the blessed Mother ABBOT'S LEIGH
Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go SONG 34 (ANGELS' SONG)   Stand up and bless the Lord CARLISLE
From heaven you came The Servant King   Sweet sacrament divine DIVINE MYSTERIES
From many grains SONG 1   Take up thy cross SIDCUP *
Give me joy in my heart Sing Hosanna   Tell his praise in song and story ABBOT'S LEIGH
Give me oil in my lamp Sing Hosanna   The church's one foundation AURELIA
Glorious things of thee are spoken ABBOT'S LEIGH   The day of resurrection ELLACOMBE
Glory to thee, my God, this night TALLIS'S CANON   The King of love my shepherd is DOMINUS REGIT ME
Go, tell it on the mountain Trad.   The King of love my Shepherd is ST COLUMBA
God forgave my sin Freely, Freely   The Lord is risen indeed ST MICHAEL
God is love, his the care PERSONENT HODIE   The Lord my pasture shall prepare SURREY
God is working his purpose out BENSON   The Lord will come and not be slow ST STEPHEN
God, in the planning SLANE   The Lord's my Shepherd CRIMOND
God's Spirit is in my heart Go, tell eveyone   The Lord's my Shepherd Stuart Townend
Good Christian men, rejoice IN DULCI JUBILO   The race that long in darkness pined ST FULBERT
Good Christians all, rejoice and sing GELOB'T SEI GOTT (VULPIUS)   The royal banners forward go GONFALON ROYAL
Gracious Spirit Holy Ghost CHARITY / CAPETOWN   The Saviour will come, resplendent LAUDATE DOMINUM (PARRY)
Great is thy faithfulness RUNYAN   The Spirit lives to set us free WALK IN THE LIGHT
Guide me, O thou great CWM RHONDDA   The strife is o'er the battle done GELOB'T SEI GOTT (VULPIUS)
Hallelujah my Father Tim Cullen   The Virgin Mary had a baby boy Traditional West Indian
He who would valiant/would true valour MONKS GATE   There is a Redeemer Melody Green
Here, Lord, we take the broken bread ST COLUMBA   There's a wideness in God's mercy DAILY DAILY
Holy, holy, holy is the Lord arr Colin Hand   Thine arm, O Lord, in days of old ST MATTHEW/NOEL
Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty! NICAEA   Think of a world without any flowers GENESIS
Hosanna, hosanna, hosanna in the Carl Tuttle   This joyful Eastertide THIS JOYFUL EASTERTIDE
How lovely on the mountains Our God Reigns   This world you have made is a... Beautiful World
How sweet the name of Jesus ST PETER   Thou didst leave thy throne MARGARET
I am a new creation Dave Bilbrough   Thou, whose almighty word MOSCOW
I am the bread of life Toulan   Three in One, and One in Three CAPETOWN
I am the bread, the bread of life; PICKET WOOD   Through the night of doubt and sorrow MARCHING
I bind unto myself today ST PATRICK'S BREASTPLATE   Thy hand, O God, has guided THORNBURY
I cannot tell why He, whom LONDONDERRY AIR   Thy kingdom come! On bended knee… IRISH
I come with joy ST BOTOLPH   Thy kingdom, O God ST CECILLIA
I danced in the morning Lord of the dance   To God be the glory! Great things TO GOD BE THE GLORY
I know that my Redeemer lives CHURCH TRIUMPHANT   To thee, O Lord, our hearts we raise GOLDEN SHEAVES
I lift my eyes to the quiet hills I LIFT MY EYES   Virgin-born, we bow before thee QUEM PASTORES
I vow to thee my country THAXTED   Waken, O sleeper, wake and rise BILLING
I will sing the wondrous story HYFRYDOL   Walking in a garden AU CLAIR DE LUNE
I, the Lord of sea and sky HERE I AM   We cannot measure how you heal YE BANKS AND BRAES
If I were a butterfly The Butterfly Song   We have a gospel to proclaim FULDA
Immortal love for ever full STRACATHRO   We love the place, O God QUAM DILECTA
Immortal, invisible, God only wise ST DENIO   We pledge to one another THAXTED
In Christ alone, my hope is found Stuart Townend   We plough the fields and scatter WIR PFLÜGEN
In heavenly love abiding PENLAN   We'll walk the land Let the flame burn brighter
In the bleak midwinter CRANHAM   What a wonderful change McDANIEL
It is a thing most wonderful HERONGATE   What child is this who, laid to rest GREENSLEEVES
Jesu, lover of my soul ABERYSTWYTH   When God Almighty came to earth O WALY WALY
Jesus is Lord! JESUS IS LORD   When I needed a neighbour NEIGHBOUR
Jesus lives! thy terrors now ST ALBINUS   When our God came to earth PERSONENT HODIE
Jesus on the mountain peak Use ST ALBINUS   When we walk with the Lord TRUST AND OBEY
Jesus put this song into our hearts Graham Kendrick   Who is this so weak and helpless HYFRYDOL
Jesus took a piece of bread ROYAL OAK   Will you come and follow me? KELVINGROVE
Jesus, good above all other QUEM PASTORES   Will your anchor hold WILL YOUR ANCHOR HOLD
Jesus, name above all names Naida Hearn   Ye choirs of new Jerusalem ST FULBERT
Jesus, Prince and Saviour ST GERTRUDE   Ye holy angels bright DARWALL'S 148TH
Joy to the world the Lord has come ANTIOCH   Ye servants of God your Master PADERBORN
Jubilate, everybody JUBILATE DEO   Ye watchers and ye holy ones LASST UNS ERFREUEN
King of glory, King of peace GWALCHMAI   You are the King of Glory Hosanna To The Son Of David
Lead, kindly Light SANDON   You shall go out with joy The Trees Of The Field
Let love be real LONDONDERRY AIR   You're there! * COLEHAYES *
Let there be love shared among us Dave Bilbrough      
Let us break bread together Colin Hand   * These items are published in The Complete Hymn for the first time
Let us praise God together Colin Hand      
Like a mighty river flowing OLD YEAVERING      
Living God, your word has called us TOR HILL      
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Jan 2015
Note: Now updated to include some items that have been added more recently...