We Will Walk Through the Streets of the City
DESCRIPTION: A "Come Though Fount of Every Blessing" text, with distinctive chorus: "We will walk through the city, Where our friends have gone before, We will sit on the banks of the river Where we meet to part no more."
EARLIEST DATE: 1924 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
BrownIII 562, "Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing" (1 short text)
BrownSchinhanV 562, "Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing" (1 tune plus a text excerpt)
Blind Gary Davis, "Goin' To Sit Down on the Banks of the River" (1992, on "Harlem Street Singer," Prestige Bluesville CD OBCCD-547-2(BV-1015); recorded 1960)
cf. "Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing" (text)
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