Manna Music Inc

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Manna Music Inc.
Founded 1955
Founder Tim Spencer
Genre Gospel/Christian
Country of origin US
Official website

Manna Music was founded in 1955 by Tim Spencer as a song publishing company. During the early 1970s through the mid 1980s it included its own label Manna Records.

Manna Music[edit]

The publishing company has worked with the likes of Audrey Mieir, Doris Akers, Andraé Crouch, Dan Barker, Danny Lee Stutzman, Andrew Culverwell, Phil Kerr, Stuart Hamblen, Jack Holcomb, and Ralph Carmichael to name a few.

In the early days Manna attained ownership of "How Great Thou Art", written by Stuart K. Hine. According to ASCAP The song has been recorded by many mainstream and gospel artists, including Elvis Presley, Lee Greenwood, The Imperials, The Oak Ridge Boys, The Florida Boys and most notably George Beverly Shea.

Hal Spencer later took over the company. Hal Spencer accepted the 1979 ASCAP Award for Manna Music as Gospel Publisher of the Year.[citation needed]

Manna Records[edit]

In the early 1970s, Manna Music formed the label "Manna Records" and began producing albums as well as productions by Ralph Carmichael, and others. Manna also produced a number of successful musicals such as Mary Had A Little Lamb, Life Just Keeps On Happening, Happy Birthday, Merry Christmas, His Fleece Was White As Snow, In His Presence, and the Christmas musical Sing Christmas.


In the mid 1980s the label Manna Records shut down. However the parent company Manna Music Inc, remains active today.

Songs Published by Manna Music Inc[edit]

This is a list of some of the songs published by this company, the name of the song writer is next to the title.


This is a list of artists that have recorded on Manna Records

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