Sydney Carter Quotes

Best Quotations by Sydney Carter

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The fact that many Christians have regarded dancing as a bit ungodly (in a church at any rate) does not mean that Jesus did. [citation needed]Franciscus Henri who accompanied him recorded an anthology of Carter's songs and poems (Nothing Fixed or Final) in 2005.

He is best known for the song "Lord of the Dance" (1967) set to the tune of the American Shaker song "Simple Gifts" and the song "The Crow on the Cradle" adapted from an old folk song. Sydney Bertram Carter (6 May 1915 – 13 March 2004) was an English poet songwriter folk musician born in Camden Town London. Other notable songs include "The Bells of Norwich" based on the words of Julian of Norwich "One More Step Along the World I Go" "When I Needed a Neighbour" "Friday Morning" "Every Star Shall Sing a Carol" "The Youth of the Heart" and "Down Below".