Bright Morning Stars (For the Day Is A-Breakin' In My Soul)
DESCRIPTION: "I hear the Savior calling (x3) (For the) day is a-breaking in my soul." "How I long to meet him...." "The golden bells are ringing...." "I want to see my father...." "I want to meet my Jesus...." "Bright morning stars are rising...."
EARLIEST DATE: 1957 (collected by Shellans from Norman Lee Vass)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Shellans, pp. 89-90, "For the Day Is A-Breakin' In My Soul" (1 text, 1 tune, which does not mention the Bright Morning Stars)
Roud #7335 and 18268
NOTES [27 words]: I'm not sure that the title "Bright Morning Stars" is actually traditional for this song, but I chose it because that's the title I've heard sung in the revival. - RBW
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