I'm Going to Sing
DESCRIPTION: Chorus: "I'm going to sing, Going to sing (x3), all along the way (x2)." Verses are about battle, like "We want no cowards in our band that from their colors fly, We call for valiant hearted men Who're not afraid to die"
EARLIEST DATE: 1899 (Barton)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious battle floatingverses
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Barton, p. 27, "I'm Going to Sing" (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")), #113 p. 278-279, "I'm Going to Sing All the Way" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: The description is based on the Barton text. "We want no cowards" floats here from "Hark! Listen to the Trumpeters." - BS
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