Motherless Child (II)

DESCRIPTION: "Sometimes I feel like a motherless child (I'd never been born, I'm a long ways from home, a homeless child)" (3x). "I get down on my knees and pray"(2x). "I wonder where my mother (baby, sister, preacher) has gone"(3x). "I get down on my knees...."(2x)
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1899 (Barton)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious baby mother
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Barton, p. 18, "Motherless Child" (1 text, 1 tune)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child" (theme, some words, form)
File: Bart018

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