We are Almost Home

DESCRIPTION: Chorus: "I'm almost home (3x), To ring those charming bells." Verse: "Come along my brother (sister, preacher, mother, deacon, mourner, sinner,...) For your time is drawing near And the angels say there's nothing to do But to ring those charming bells"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1899 (Barton)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious family
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Barton, p. 15, "Dem Charming Bells" (1 text, 1 tune)
Dett, p. 89, "We Are Almost Home" (1 text) (1 tune)
ADDITIONAL: J.B.T. Marsh, The Story of the Jubilee Singers Including Their Songs (London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1903 ("Digitized by Internet Archive")), #84 p. 238, "We Are Almost Home" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #15269
NOTES: The description is based on the Barton text. - BS
Last updated in version 4.0
File: Bart015

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