"Pass Me Not, O Gentle Savior" is a 19th-century American hymn written by Francis J. Crosby in 1868 (lyrics) andWilliam H. Doane in 1870 (music). The hymn has been recorded by number of artists, including Reggie Houston, Cyrus Chestnut, Bill Gaither, and Lyle Lovett. Bob Dylan performed this song live to open five concerts in his 2002 American tour.
In 1991, hip hop artist MC Hammer released a version of the hymn entitled "Do Not Pass Me By" on his fourth album,Too Legit to Quit. Gospel artist Tramaine Hawkins appeared on the song as a guest vocalist. A music video was produced for this single which charted as well.