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All Night, All Day

Now I lay me down to sleep, Angels watching over me, my Lord

Author: Otis L. McCoy
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

All night, all day,
angels watching over me, my Lord.
All night, all day,
angels watching over me.

1 Now I lay me down to sleep.
Angels watching over me, my Lord.
Pray the Lord my soul to keep.
Angels watching over me. ([Refrain]

2 Lord, stay with me through the night.
Angels watching over me, my Lord.
Wake me with the morning light.
Angels watching over me. [Refrain]

Source: Singing Our Faith: a hymnal for young Catholics #273

Author: Otis L. McCoy

McCoy, Otis Leon. (Ninety-Six, South Carolina, February 17, 1897--?). Church of God. Minister, music editor, and songwriter. Graduate of James D. Vaughan Conservatory. Organized the music department of the Church of God Publishing House as Tennessee Music and Printing Company in 1931. Served as music editor for a total of 23 years. Retired in 1961 and continued to be quite active as a tenor soloist. Best known songs: "Naturalized for Heaven" and "Send Me." --Charles L. Towler, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Now I lay me down to sleep, Angels watching over me, my Lord
Title: All Night, All Day
Author: Otis L. McCoy
Source: African-American spiritual
Language: English
Refrain First Line: All night, all day



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Singing Our Faith #273

TextPage Scan

Songs for Life #199

Include 1 pre-1979 instance
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