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."
EARLIEST DATE: 1867 (Allen/Ware/Garrison)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad racing horse
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Allen/Ware/Garrison, p. 40, "I an' Satan Had a Race" (1 text, 1 tune)
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