I an' Satan Had a Race

DESCRIPTION: "I and Satan had a race, hallelu, hallelu" (x2). "Win de race agin de course." "Satan tell me to my face." "He will break my kingdom down." "Jesus whisper in my heart." "Satan mount the iron gray." "Jesus mount the milk-white horse."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1867 (Allen/Ware/Garrison-SlaveSongsUnitedStates)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad racing horse
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Allen/Ware/Garrison-SlaveSongsUnitedStates, p. 40, "I an' Satan Had a Race" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #11993
File: AWG040

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