Rise and Shine (Climb to Glory)

DESCRIPTION: "The Lord says to Noah, There's going to be a floody, floody (x2)... Rise and shine and give God the glory, glory, children of the Lord." "Noah, Noah, built him an arky, arky." "The animals they climbed on board two by two-ey."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1942 (Coleman/Bregman, from Fred Melcher)
KEYWORDS: Bible ship flood religious humorous wordplay
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Coleman/Bregman, pp. 86-87, "Climb to Glory" (1 text, 1 tune)
DT, RISESHIN

NOTES: The DIgital Tradition calls this a jazzed-up version of Jacob's Ladder, but most versions seem to be entirely about Noah. - RBW
Last updated in version 3.2
File: CoBe086

Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List

Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography

The Ballad Index Copyright 2016 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.