“Jonah and the Whale (Living Humble)”


The story of Jonah in song, recognized by the chorus, "Living humble, humble, humble, Living humble all your days" or "Humble, humble, humble my soul." Unlike most Jonah songs, this appears to be "straight"

Cross references


  1. BrownIII 346, "Jonah and the Whale" (6 text and/or fragments, but only the "A" and "B" texts, both short, are this piece; "C" is "Hide Away" and "D"-"F" are "Who Did Swallow Jonah?")
  2. Roud #15215
  3. BI, Br3346


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1922 (Brown)
Keywords: religious Bible whale
Found in: US(SE)