I've a Letter from My Father
DESCRIPTION: "I've a letter from my Father in my hand, I have read it and I know that it is grand, 'Twas writ across the sea and 'twas sent right here to me, And it tells me all the news that's in this land"
EARLIEST DATE: 1950 (collected from Dr. Sam Clark by Boswell)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad
FOUND IN: US(MW,Ap)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Boswell/Wolfe 103, p. 158, "I've a Letter from My Father" (1 short text, 1 tune)
Roud #4392 and 11023
cf. "I Got a Letter from Jesus" (theme)
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