All You That Are Unto Mirth Inclined (The Sinner's Redemption)
DESCRIPTION: "All you that are unto mirth inclined, Consider well and do bear in mind What our great God for us hath done In sending his beloved Son." The listeners are exhorted to praise God, live will, and imitate Jesus
EARLIEST DATE: 1822 (Gilbert)
KEYWORDS: Jesus religious carol
FOUND IN: Britain(England)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Dearmer/VaughnWilliams/Shaw-OxfordBookOfCarols 51, "The Sinner's Redemption" (1 text, 1 tune)
Olson-BroadsideBalladIndex, ZN112, "All you that are to mirth inclin'd"
cf. "Wexford Carol" (floating lyrics)
NOTES [66 words]: Hyder E. Rollins, An Analytical Index to the Ballad-Entries (1557-1709) In the Register of the Company of Stationers of London, 1924 (I use the 1967 Tradition Press reprint with a new Foreword by Leslie Shepard), p. 212, #2450, says that a song called "The sinners redemption" was registered March 26, 1656 by Jno. Wright. Rollins thinks it is this, but I don't know how it could be proved. - RBW
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