The Birdie's Song

Representative Text

1 I heard a happy birdie sing,
Praise God! Praise God!
It made the woods with music ring,
Praise God! Praise God!

Chorus:
Birdie sing: Praise the Lord!
Birdie sing: Praise the Lord!
For our hearts take up the song enchanting:
Birdie sing: Praise the Lord!
Birdie sing: Praise the Lord!
Not a voice should in the chorus be wanting.

2 I heard it sing another tune,
Trust God! Trust God!
It bro't the lesson sweet of June,
Trust God! Trust God! [Chorus]

3 The sweetest note of all she sang,
Love God! Love God!
And in my heart the chorus rang,
Love God! Love God! [Chorus]


Source: Little Branches No. 2: a collection of songs prepared especially for the primary and infant deparments of the sunday school #41

Author: Anna Chicester

Late 19th Century Possibly a pseudonym of Edmund S. Lorenz, but have found no confirmation. - D.S. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I heard a happy birdie sing
Title: The Birdie's Song
Author: Anna Chicester
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Birdie sing, praise the Lord
Copyright: Public Domain

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Little Branches No. 2 #41

Sunny Songs for Sweetest Singers No.2 #d8

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Temple Echoes #37

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