SHINE ON ME

Latest update on 09/01/2017

Artist: Wiseman Sextette
Author: traditional
Label: Rainbow
Year: 1923

Published by Homer Rodehaven in an arrangement by J.B. Herbert in Songs & Spirituals (Rodeheaver Record Co. - 1921). Some verses come from hymn Bearing The Cross (1840s).

Covers:

1926:

Rev. S.J. Worell [alias Steamboat Bill as Must Jesus Bear The Cross Alone?]

1927:

Rev. E.D. Campbell [one stanza from Shine On Me in his sermon Escape For Your Life]

1928:

Rev. Johnny Blakey & congregation [as Let The Light Shine On Me]

1928:

Ernest Phipps & his Holiness Quartet [reissued on Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music]

1928:

Ernest Stoneman & his Dixie Mountaineers [as There's A Light Lit Up In Galilee during the second Bristol Sessions]

1929:

Blind Willie Johnson [as Let Your Light Shine On Me]

1930:

Rev. J.C. Hendrix [as Let Your Light Shine For Jesus]

1936:

Cliff Carlisle

1940:

Fisk Jubilee Singers

1940:

Lead Belly [as Let It Shine On Me with part of Amazing Grace]

1956:

Soul Stirrers [feat. Sam Cooke as Must Jesus Bear His Cross Alone, also with Amazing Grace]

1961:

Lonnie Donegan [as Light From The Lighthouse]

1965:

Seekers [idem]

1971:

Clarence Fountain [as Must Jesus Bear The Cross Alone in medley with Amazing Grace]

1973:

Duster Bennett

1977:

Ry Cooder [as Let Your Light Shine On Me live in Hamburg]

1992:

Mud Boy & The Neutrons [as Let Your Light Shine On Me on It Came From Memphis Vol 2]

2006:

Nick Cave [on Anthology of American Folk Music Revisited]

2006:

Robin Williams [in film A Prairie Home Companion]

2008:

Paul McCartney [as Light From Your Lighthouse under alias The Fireman]

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