“When the Stars Begin to Fall”


Chorus: "My Lord, what a morning (x3) When the stars begin to fall." Verses: "You'll hear the sinner moan...." "You'll hear the gambler groan...." "You'll hear the sinner pray...." "You'll hear the Christians sing...." "You'll see my Jesus come...."

Cross references


  • Blue Sky Boys, "When The Stars Begin to Fall" (Bluebird B-7472, 1938)
  • Campbell College Quartet, "My Lord What a Morning" (OKeh 8900, 1931; rec. 1930)
  • Pace Jubilee Singers, "My Lord What a Morning" (Victor 20225, 1926)
  • Frank Proffitt, "Oh, Lord, What a Morning" (on FProffitt01)
  • Rambling Kid and the Professor, "When the Stars Begin to Fall" (Melotone 7-08-71, 1937)
  • Preston & Hobart Smith, "When the Stars Begin to Fall" (on LomaxCD1704)
  • Sunset Jubilee Quartet, "Oh Lord What a Morning" (Paramount 12285, 1925; as Down Home Jubilee Quartette, Herwin 92008, n.d.)


  1. Lomax-FSNA 237, "When the Stars Begin to Fall" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Silber-FSWB, p. 360, "My Lord, What A Mourning" (1 text)
  4. Roud #3408
  5. BI, LoF237


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1925 (recording, Sunset Jubilee Quartet)
Found in: US(SE)