The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #70273   Message #2311882
Posted By: GUEST,Cats
10-Apr-08 - 05:37 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Bright Morning Stars/Bright Morning Star
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bright Morning Stars/Bright Morning Star
A few years ago we found this in a copy of the Shaker journal. There were only 2 verses published, father and mother. The father verse was 'singing' and the mother verse was 'shaking'. It also said that Mother Ann, who founded the Shakers, was also called the Bright Morning Star. The forst line was 'Bright Morning Star arising'. Obviously there are so many variations that any of them could be the original, I don't know, but this is the version that I now sing.