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Offline Stanwix England

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Re: Hymn tune O master let me walk with thee
« Reply #9 on: Monday 26 April 21 14:25 BST (UK) »
So this album, Alleluia, has Golden Slumbers on it by Norman Bearcroft, but with a different hymn.

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It's number 11 'The Nearness of Christ'
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Re: Hymn tune O master let me walk with thee
« Reply #10 on: Monday 26 April 21 15:38 BST (UK) »
I thought I recognised that melody from your original posting.  Of course..... it's "Golden Slumbers" - my mother used to sing it to me at bedtime when I was very little:

Golden slumbers fill your eyes
Smiles await you when you rise
Sleep pretty darling, do not cry
And I will sing a lullaby

I sing it to my grandchildren now.  I think this was just the chorus part of the song.

And now I see to my astonishment that the Beatles also sang this chorus with verses, but not to the same melody, however!
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Re: Hymn tune O master let me walk with thee
« Reply #11 on: Monday 26 April 21 15:49 BST (UK) »
I have now tracked down the music from The Assembly Hymn and Song Collection.(No 164)
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