Little David, Play on Your Harp

Little David was a shepherd boy

Tune: [Little David was a shepherd boy]
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

Refrain:
Little David, play on your harp,
Hallelu! Hallelu!
Little David, play on your harp, Hallelu!

1 Little David was a shepherd boy,
He killed Goliath and shouted for joy. [Refrain]

2 O Joshua was the son of Nun,
He never would quit till the work was done. [Refrain]

Source: Lift Every Voice and Sing II: an African American hymnal #211

Text Information

First Line: Little David was a shepherd boy
Title: Little David, Play on Your Harp
Source: Traditional
Place of Origin: United States
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Little David, play on your harp
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
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Lift Every Voice and Sing II #211

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Songs of Zion #94

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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