Talkin' 'Bout a Good Time

DESCRIPTION: Alternate lines are a chorus, "We gonna have a good time." The hymn leader sings "Good time, a good time." "Singing/praying/ for a good time." "Talkin' bout a good time." "We gonna have a time."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1966 (Carawan/Carawan)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Carawan/Carawan, p. 117, "Talkin' 'Bout a Good Time" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #16307
RECORDINGS:
Benjamin Bligen and the Moving Star Hall congregation, "Talking 'Bout a Good Time" (BeenStorm1)
NOTES: The BeenStorm1 liner notes do not list singers for each song. The credit here is from Carawan/Carawan, which is the same text.
The current description is based on the Carawan/Carawan/BeenStorm1 text. Arnold reports a different hymn with a similar same title (Byron Arnold, Folksongs of Alabama (Birmingham: University of Alabama Press, 1950),p. 161, "We Gonna Have a Good Time"). - BS
Last updated in version 4.0
File: CarCa117

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