I Am Going to Heaven

DESCRIPTION: "I am going to Heaven (x3), (To see/I and) the bleeding lamb." "Come, my loving father, And don't you want to go? Come go with me to glory To see the bleeding lamb." Similarly with mother, brother(s), sister(s)
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1901 (Dett); 1893 (see notes)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Dett, p. 152, "Going to Heaven" (1 text, 1 tune; p. 92 in the 1901 edition) [for 1893 edition, see notes]
BrownIII 533, "I Am Going to Heaven" (1 text)

Roud #11873
cf. "Religion Is the Best of All" (lyrics)
NOTES [35 words]: The index to the 1893 edition [of Dett] has "Going to Heaven" on page 92 (Thomas P. Fenner and Frederic G. Rathbun, Cabin and Plantation Songs (New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1893)). I have not seen page 92. - BS
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