Lord, I Never Will Come Back Here No Mo'
DESCRIPTION: "Some o' dese days about twelve o'clock, Dis old worl's a gwi' reel and rock. Lawd, I neber will come back here no more. No mo' my Lawd (x2), I neber come back here no mo'." "Way down about Arkansas, De niggers ain't a-arguin' a thing but wa'."
EARLIEST DATE: 1922
KEYWORDS: religious war nonballad floatingverses
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
BrownIII 349, "Lord, I Never Will Come Back Here No Mo'" (1 text)
BrownSchinhanV 349, "Lord, I Never Will Come Back Here No Mo'" (1 tunes plus a text excerpt)
cf. "Oh, Mary, Don't You Weep" (floating lyrics)
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