Let's Go Back to the Bible

DESCRIPTION: Chorus: "Let's go back to the Bible." Love brightens the darkest night. There's hope and strength in the bible. Verses: when you're weary and tired and things go wrong, or you're lonely, alone, and strayed from the path, Jesus will guide your way.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1940 (Wilf Carter recording; see Notes)
KEYWORDS: loneliness Bible nonballad religious Jesus
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
Roud #18220
Eddy Primroy, "Let's Go Back to the Bible" (on MUNFLA/Leach)
Montana Slim (Wilf Carter), "Let's Go Back To The Bible" (on "Have a Nice Day," RCA ANL1-2313 LP (1976))

NOTES [79 words]: The Wilf Carter track is only 2:00 minutes long and is probably a re-release of Wilf Carter (Montana Slim, The Singing Cowboy ), "Let's Go Back to the Bible" (RCA 48-0457-A 45). According to Tony Russell, Country Music Records: A Discography, 1921-1942 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008), p. 186, Carter's "Let's Get Back to the Bible" was released by BlueBird (B-4687, B-8875) in 1940. In the 2 minute version Carter sings two verses and Eddy Primroy sings the same. - BS
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