Can't You Live Humble
DESCRIPTION: Chorus: "Can't you live humble? Praise King Jesus Can't you live humble To the dying Lamb?" Verses: The singer asks Jesus to see him on his knees praying. "A man's been here from Galilee ... left me free."
EARLIEST DATE: 1926 (Johnson and Johnson)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious Jesus
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (2 citations):
ADDITIONAL: James Weldon Johnson and J. Rosamond Johnson, The Books of American Negro Spirituals (New York: Viking Press, 1969 (copyright 1925, 1926)), Book 2, pp. 138-139, Can't You Live Humble" (1 text, 1 tune)
John W. Work, American Negro Songs (New York: Crown Publishers, 1940 (republished by Mineola: Dover Publications, 1998)), p. 151, "Can't You Live Humble" (1 text, 1 tune)
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