Living Humble

DESCRIPTION: Alternate lines are "Living humble, living humble" The mourner must believe "Christ is waiting to receive" Only the righteous will get to "King Jesus camp" The singer prays "to my God until I come through" Converted, the singer has tried to live humble
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1942 (Parrish)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious Jesus
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Parrish 34, pp. 152-153, "Livin' Humble" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: Choruses based on "live humble" are in both religious songs, like this one, "Humble Yourself, The Bell Done Rung," "Can't You Live Humble," "Going to Live Humble To the Lord" and "Better Live Humble," and minstrel parodies like BrownIII 341C, "If Religion Was a Thing That Money Could Buy" (indexed here as "Walkin' in the Parlor"). - BS
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File: Parr034

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