Spirit of the Lord Has Fell On Me
DESCRIPTION: "O John, O hallelujah, O John, O the spirit of the Lord has fell on to me." "Hallelujah to the lamb, Spirit of the Lord has fell on to me, Jesus made me what I am...." "Prettiest work I ever done... To work for the Lord when I was young...."
EARLIEST DATE: 1938 (Chappell)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad work Jesus
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Chappell-FSRA 92, "Spirit of the Lord Has Fell On Me" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES [51 words]: If this is an allusion to any Biblical incident at all (and I'm not sure it is), I suspect it's to Revelation 1:10, where John was "in the Spirit on the Lord's day." John is associated with the giving of the Spirit in passages such as Acts 8:15, but Peter seems to be the prime mover in all such places. - RBW
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