Our Lady of Fatima (Gladys Gollahon)

Frenzy Cool must have a big event coming up, because she’s looking for another backing, this time for this old chestnut. It was a hit for Red Foley in 1950 and was recorded several more times in America. Frenzy Cool recommended the Aiza Seguerra version. This version is from 1950 and sounds like it.

With no music to go on, I fed the tune into Band in a Box, which found the chords easily enough and the melody was guessed, so it might be approximate. This follows the Seguerra arrangement exactly.

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Our Lady of Fatima, we come on bended knee

To beg your intercession, for peace and unity.

Dear Mary, won’t you show us, the right and shining way?

We pledge you love and offer you a rosary each day.

 

We promised at Fatima each time that you appeared

To help us if we pray to you to banish war and fear.

Dear Lady on first Saturdays, we ask your guiding hand

For peace and guidance here on earth and protection for our land.

(key change)

Our Lady of Fatima, we come on bended knee

To beg your intercession, for peace and unity.

Dear Mary, won’t you show us, the right and shining way?

We pledge you love and offer you a rosary each day.

We pledge you love and offer you a rosary each day.

 

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4 Responses to Our Lady of Fatima (Gladys Gollahon)

  1. Gilbert Morris says:

    The words along with lyrics to be sung for recording.

  2. Carol Leary says:

    We used to sing this at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Cincinnati Ohio in 1950 or 51 and were told it was written by a lady in our church.

  3. Steven says:

    can I download the music? how to download this minus one of the song?

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