X-tus The Glow-Worm
The Mills Brothers 1952, Modern words by Johnny Mercer, Music by Paul Lincke
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H. Caecilia

Shine little glow-worm, glimmer, glimmer
Shine little glow-worm, glimmer, glimmer
Lead us lest too far we wander
Love's sweet voice is calling yonder
Shine little glow-worm, glimmer, glimmer
Hey, there don't get dimmer, dimmer
Light the path below, above
And lead us on to love!

(lengthy instrumental interlude)

Glow little glow-worm, fly of fire
Glow like an incandescent wire
Glow for the female of the species
Turn on the AC and the DC
This night could use a little brightnin'
Light up you little ol' bug of lightnin'
When you gotta glow, you gotta glow
Glow little glow-worm, glow

Glow little glow-worm, glow and glimmer
Swim through the sea of night, little swimmer
Thou aeronautical boll weevil
Illuminate yon woods primeval
See how the shadows deep and darken
You and your chick should get to sparkin'
I got a gal that I love so
Glow little glow-worm, glow

Glow little glow-worm, turn the key on
You are equipped with taillight neon
You got a cute vest-pocket *Mazda*
Which you can make both slow and *fazda*
I don't know who you took a shine to
Or who you're out to make a sign to
I got a gal that I love so
Glow little glow-worm, glow
Glow little glow-worm, glow
Glow little glow-worm, glow
Glow little glow-worm, glow !!

Transcriber's Note: *Mazda* and "fazda*
are pronounced as "mastuh" and "fastuh"


Glow Worm
Music by Paul Lincke
Original Lyric by Lilla Cayley Robinson
(1907)




When the night falls silently
The night falls silently
On forests dreaming

Lovers wander both to see
They wander both to see
The bright stars gleaming

And lest they should lose their way
Lest they should lose their way

The glow worms sprightly
Light their tiny lights to see
Their tiny lights to see
And twinkle brightly

Here and there and everywhere
Through mossy dale and hollow
Follow...

Floating, gliding through the air
They call on us to follow...
Follow...

Ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah!....

SHINE, LITTLE GLOW WORM, GLIMMER, GLIMMER!

SHINE, LITTLE GLOW WORM, GLIMMER, GLIMMER!

LEAD US, LEST TOO FAR WE WANDER,
LOVE’S SWEET VOICE IS CALLING YONDER.

SHINE, LITTLE GLOW WORM, GLIMMER, GLIMMER!

SHINE, LITTLE GLOW WORM, GLIMMER, GLIMMER!

LIGHT THE PATH, BELOW, ABOVE!
AND LEAD US ON TO LOVE!

Heilige Geest

Original

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