The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #76884   Message #1367392
Posted By: NH Dave
30-Dec-04 - 01:28 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Hallelujah I'm a Bum
Subject: RE: Origins: Hallelujah I'm a Bum
And then the folk process took this tune and its lyrics and used them in song from the Montgomery Bus Boycott and Civil Rights protests of the 60's, whose chorus ran:

Hallelujah we're a ridin'
Hallelujah ain't it fine
Hallelujah we're a ridin'
In the front seat this time!