The blue bird's temperance song

O I'm a happy bluebird, sober, as you see

Author: Mary A. Kidder
Tune: [Oh! I'm a happy blue bird, sober, as you see]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Author: Mary A. Kidder

Born: March 16, 1820, Boston, Massachusetts. Died: November 25, 1905, Chelsea, Massachusetts. Buried: Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett, Massachusetts. Kidder, Mary Ann, née Pepper, who was born in Boston, Massachusetts, March 16, 1820, is the author of "Lord, I care not for riches" (Name in the Book of Life desired), and "We shall sleep, but not for ever" (Hope of the Resurrection), both of which are in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, 1878. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

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First Line: O I'm a happy bluebird, sober, as you see
Title: The blue bird's temperance song
Author: Mary A. Kidder
Refrain First Line: O don't defy it

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