No Telephone in Heaven

DESCRIPTION: "'Now I cannot wait on babies,' the smiling merchant said," as the child says that (s)he be allowed to call mother on the telephone. But there is no way to call her; there are "no telephones in Heaven." The child tells of the hard times (s)he faces
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1970 (AbrahamsRiddle)
KEYWORDS: death mother children technology
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
AbrahamsRiddle, pp. 108-109, "No Telephone in Heaven" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #3523
RECORDINGS:
The Carter Family, "No Telephone in Heaven" (Zonophone 4322)
File: Abrr108

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