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I heard my mother say

Full Text

1 I heard my mother say,
I heard my mother say,
I heard my mother say,
Give me Jesus.

Refrain:
Give me Jesus. Give me Jesus,
You may have all this world,
Give me Jesus.
Give me Jesus. Give me Jesus,
You may have all this world,
Give me Jesus.

2 Dark midnight was my cry,
Dark midnight was my cry,
Dark midnight was my cry,
Give me Jesus.[Refrain]

3 Oh, when I come to die,
Oh, when I come to die,
Oh, when I come to die,
Give me Jesus. [Refrain]


Source: African American Heritage Hymnal #561

Text Information

First Line: I heard my mother say
Refrain First Line: Give me Jesus

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
African American Heritage Hymnal #561TextPage Scan
Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #350
The New Century Hymnal #409Text
Include 5 pre-1979 instances



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