MacEdward Leach and the Songs of Atlantic Canada
Let's Go Back to the Bible
Eddy Primroy NFLD 1 Tape 14A Track 4
Pouch Cove Audio:
Parlour song / religious Mr. Primroy accompanies himself on guitar

Are you weary are you tired does everything seem all wrong?
Are you weary alone and blue dear friend with your heart sing a song?

Chorus: Oh lets go back to the bible
And walk in the pathway of right
Let love be the heavenly search light
To brighten the darkest night
There's hope and strength in the bible
The sweetest story told
Let's go back to the bible
To that wonderful word of our lord

When you're lonely all alone from the path you've strayed
Look to Jesus for your guide he will lighten the way

Chorus: Oh lets go back to the bible (etc.)


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Text notes: The song advises to read the Bible in troubled times.

Tune notes: A gospel song with stanzas and refrain This triple metre tune is unusual in that the stanzas are only two lines while the refrain has eight.

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