89. Ole-Time Religion

Refrain:
Gimme dat ole-time religion,
Gimme dat ole-time religion,
Gimme dat ole-time religion,
It's good enough for me.

1 It was good for my ole father,
It was good for my ole father,
It was good for my ole father,
It's good enough for me. [Refrain]

2 It was good for my ole mother,
It was good for my ole mother,
It was good for my ole mother,
It's good enough for me. [Refrain]

3 It was good for Paul and Silas,
It was good for Paul and Silas,
It was good for Paul and Silas,
It's good enough for me. [Refrain]

4 Makes me love ev'rybody,
Makes me love ev'rybody,
Makes me love ev'rybody,
It's good enough for me. [Refrain]

5 It is good when I'm in trouble,
It is good when I'm in trouble,
It is good when I'm in trouble,
It's good enough for me. [Refrain]

6 It will do when I am dying,
It will do when I am dying,
It will do when I am dying,
It's good enough for me. [Refrain]

7 It will take us all to heaven,
It will take us all to heaven,
It will take us all to heaven,
It's good enough for me. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: It was good for my ole father
Title: Ole-Time Religion
Refrain First Line: Gimme dat ole-time religion
Language: English
Publication Date: 1981
Topic: Negro Spirituals and Afro-American Liberation Songs
Source: Traditional
Tune Information
Name: [It was good for my ole father]
Arranger: J. Jefferson Cleveland, 1937-
Key: G Major or modal
Source: Traditional



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