Praise Him for the flowers (Praise Him – 2 verses) – Piano and Flute

Lyrics

Praise Him for the flowers,
Praise Him for the trees,
Praise Him for your elbows,
Praise Him for your knees.

Praise Him for all creatures,
And for birds that sing,
Lift your hands to heaven,
Praise for everything!

Lyrics Copyright © 2009 Colin Gordon-Farleigh – used with permission.

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Details

  • Verses: 2
  • Tune: Praise Him
  • Meter: 65 65
  • Style: Traditional German
  • Usage: General, Children’s Hymn
  • Composer: Unknown
  • Lyricist: Colin Gordon-Farleigh (b. 1943)
  • Music Copyright Public Domain.
  • Lyrics Copyright © 2009 : Colin Gordon-Farleigh
  • Hymnal: Songs of Praise and Worship
  • Performance ℗ 2019 Richard M S Irwin. All rights reserved.
  • IRSC: UKTU21900026
  • UPC: 55060707370214

The animals went in two by two (When Jonny Came Marching Home)

Hymn – The animals went in two by two – Lyrics

The animals went in two by two, Hurrah! Hurrah!
The elephant and the kangaroo, Hurrah! Hurrah!
The animals went in two by two,
The elephant and the kangaroo,
And they all went in-to the Ark for to get out of the rain,
And they all went in-to the Ark for to get out of the rain.

The animals went in three by three, Hurrah! Hurrah!
The wasp, the ant and the bumble bee, Hurrah! Hurrah!
The animals went in three by three,
The wasp , the ant and the bumble bee,
And they all went in-to the Ark for to get out of the rain,
And they all went in-to the Ark for to get out of the rain.

The animals went in four by four, Hurrah! Hurrah!
The great hippopotamus stuck in the door, Hurrah! Hurrah!
The animals went in four by four,
The great hippopotamus stuck in the door,
And they all went in-to the Ark for to get out of the rain,
And they all went in-to the Ark for to get out of the rain.

The animals went in five by five, Hurrah! Hurrah!
By eating each other they kept alive, Hurrah! Hurrah!
The animals went in five by five,
By eating each other they kept alive,
And they all went in-to the Ark for to get out of the rain,
And they all went in-to the Ark for to get out of the rain.

The animals went in six by six, Hurrah! Hurrah!
They turned out monkey because of his tricks, Hurrah! Hurrah!
The animals went in six by six,
They turned out monkey because of his tricks,

The animals went in seven by seven, Hurrah! Hurrah!
The little pig thought he was goin’ to heav’n, Hurrah! Hurrah!
The animals went in seven by seven,
The little pig thought he was goin’ to heav’n,
And they all went in-to the Ark for to get out of the rain,
And they all went in-to the Ark for to get out of the rain.

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Details

  • Verses: 6
  • Tune: When Jonny Came Marching Home
  • Meter: Irregular
  • Style: Popular
  • Usage: General
  • Composer: Unknown
  • Arranger: Richard Mark Stephen Irwin
  • Lyricist: Unknown
  • Music and Lyrics Copyright Public Domain
  • Performance Copyright © 2011 Richard M S Irwin. Certain rights reserved.

Jesus bids us shine with a pure, clear light (Jesus bids us shine) – Piano and Woodwind

Lyrics

Jesus bids us shine with a pure, clear light,
Like a little candle burning in the night.
In this world is darkness, so let us shine,
You in your small corner, and I in mine.

Jesus bids us shine first of all for Him;
Well He sees and knows it if our light grows dim;
He looks down from heaven to see us shine,
You in your small corner, and I in mine.

Jesus bids us shine then, for all around
Many kinds of darkness in this world are found –
Sin, and want, and sorrow; so we must shine,
You in your small corner, and I in mine.

Recording

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Details

  • Tune: Jesus bids us shine
  • Meter: 10 11 10 10
  • Style: Children’s Hymn
  • Composer: Edwin Othello Excell (1851 – 1921)
  • Arranger: Richard M S Irwin (b. 1955)
  • Lyricist: Susan Bogert Warner (1819 – 1885)
  • Church Year: General
  • Music and Lyrics Copyright Public Domain
  • Performance Copyright ℗ 2018 Richard M S Irwin. Certain rights reserved.

 

If I were a butterfly (Butterfly Song) – Rock Band

Lyrics

If I were a butterfly,
I’d thank You Lord for giving me wings.
If I were a robin in a tree,
I’d thank You Lord that I could sing.
If I were a fish in the sea,
I’d wiggle my tail and I’d giggle with glee,
But I just thank You Father for making me, me.
(Refrain)
For you gave me a heart and you gave me a smile,
You gave me Jesus and you made me your child,
And I just thank you Father for making me, me.

If I were an elephant
I’d thank you Lord, by raising my trunk.
If I were a kangaroo,
You know I’d hop right up to you.
If I were an octopus,
I’d thank you Lord for my fine looks.
But I just thank you Father for making me, me.
(Refrain)

If I were a wiggly worm,
I’d thank you Lord that I could squirm.
If I were a fuzzy, wuzzy bear,
I’d thank you Lord for my fuzzy, wuzzy hair.
If I were a crocodile,
I’d thank you Lord for my great smile.
But I just thank you Lord for making me, me.
(Refrain)

Lyrics Published with Permission Copyright © 1974 Mission Hills Music Administered by: CopyCare P.O. Box 77, Hailsham BN27 3EF UK [email protected] All Rights Reserved

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Details

  • Tune: Butterfly Song
  • Style: Popular, Children
  • Church Year: General
  • Composer: Brian M. Howard
  • Arranger: Richard Mark Stephen Irwin
  • Lyricist: Brian M. Howard
  • Music and Lyrics Copyright © 1974 Mission Hills Music Administered by: CopyCare P.O. Box 77, Hailsham BN27 3EF UK [email protected]
  • Performance Copyright ℗ Richard M S Irwin. All rights reserved.

All things bright and beautiful (All Things Bright) – Organ

Lyrics

Refrain:
All things bright and beautiful,
All creatures great and small,
All things wise and wonderful:
The Lord God made them all.

Each little flower that opens,
each little bird that sings,
God made their glowing colours,
and made their tiny wings.
(Refrain)

The purple-headed mountains,
the river running by,
the sunset and the morning
that brightens up the sky.
(Refrain)

The cold wind in the winter,
the pleasant summer sun,
the ripe fruits in the garden:
God made them every one.
(Refrain)

The tall trees in the greenwood,
The meadows for our play,
The rushes by the water,
To gather ev’ry day.
(Refrain)

God gave us eyes to see them,
and lips that we might tell
how great is God Almighty,
who has made all things well.
(Refrain)

Recordings

Standard Key – C Major
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Details

  • Tune: All Things Bright and Beautiful
  • Composer: William Henry Monk (1823 – 1889)
  • Style: Victorian Hymn
  • Meter: 76 76 and Refrain
  • Lyricist: Cecil Frances Alexander, Mrs (1818 – 1895)
  • Music and Lyrics Copyright Public Domain
  • Performance ℗ 2018 Richard M S Irwin. Certain rights reserved.