Blood Done Signed My Name (I), The
DESCRIPTION: A very simple hymn; consisting of little more than the title words: "Ain't you glad, ain't you glad, That the blood done sign(ed) my name." "In my hand, in my hand, Yes the blood done signed my name." "On the wall..." "In heaven..."
EARLIEST DATE: 1949
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Botkin-SoFolklr, p. 760, "The Blood Done Signed My Name" (1 text, 1 tune)
ADDITIONAL: Moses Asch and Alan Lomax, Editors, _The Leadbelly Songbook_, Oak, 1962, p. 82, "Ain't You Glad (Blood Done SIgned My Name)" (1 text, 1 tune)
Dock Reed & Vera Hall Ward, "The Blood Done Signed My Name" (on NFMAla5)
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