These Dry Bones of Mine
DESCRIPTION: Chorus: "These dry bones of mine Shall come together in the morning." Verses: "What kind of shoes do you wear, Come together in the morning, That you make walk upon the air...." "If you get there before I do ... Look out for me, I'm coming too...."
EARLIEST DATE: 1899 (Barton)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Barton, p. 11, "Dese Dry Bones of Mine" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES [28 words]: The reference to the Dry Bones is probably to Ezekiel 37, the Valley of Dry Bones, although that chapter never speaks of the resurrection of a person not already dead! - RBW
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