Gimme Oil in My Lamp
DESCRIPTION: "Gimme oil in my lamp, keep shinin' and look down. Gimme oil in my lamp; I will pray every day. Gimme oil in my lamp, keep shinin' and look down, Until the break of day." "Sing hosanna (x3) to the king of kings." "Give me (joy/love/faith) in my heart."
AUTHOR: A. Sevison (source: hymnals cited by Hymnary.org)
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (Brown/Schinhan-FrankCBrownCollectionNCFolklore5)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Brown/Schinhan-FrankCBrownCollectionNCFolklore5 758, Gimme Oil in My Lamp" (1 short text, 1 tune)
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