Heavenly Sunlight (Heavenly Sunshine)
DESCRIPTION: A hymn praising Jesus who allows us to "Walk... in sunlight all of my journey" and who will never forsake us. Chorus: "Heavenly sunlight (x2) / Flooding my soul with glory divine / Hallelujah, I am rejoicing / Singing his praises, Jesus is mine"
AUTHOR: words: George H. Cook / music: Henry J. Zelley
EARLIEST DATE: 1899
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad
FOUND IN: US(MA)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cazden/Haufrecht/Studer-FolkSongsOfTheCatskills 80, "Heavenly Sunshine" (1 text, 1 tune, combined with #81, "My Lord Knows the Way")
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NOTES [26 words]: Not to be confused with the Carter Family song "Sunshine in the Shadows" or "Sunshine in the Mountains," which is also properly titled "Heavenly Sunshine." - RBW
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