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56. Hush, Little Jesus Boy (Yesu, ulale)

Text Information
First Line: Hush, little Jesus boy, hallelujah (Yesu, ulale, haleluya)
Title: Hush, Little Jesus Boy (Yesu, ulale)
Swahili Title: Yesu, ulale
Translator: Howard S. Olson, b. 1922
Publication Date: 1999
Topic: Christmas
Source: Ilyamba from Membo me Kiklisto, anon.
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Hallelujah, hallelujah, most holy child, sweet indeed (Haleluya halleluya, mtot wee, mwematu)
Notes: Meant to be sung antiphonally with the Leader singing the first part and all singing "hallelujah" and the refrain
Copyright: Tr. © 1977 Howard S. Olson; Swahili text © Lutheran Theological College, Makumira, Tanzania
Tune Information
Key: F Major
Source: Ilymba traditional

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