Going Up (Golden Slippers II)
DESCRIPTION: "What kind of shoes are you going to wear? Golden slippers (x2) Golden slippers, I'm a-going away... To live with the Lord. Goin' up (x13) to live with the Lord." "What kind of robes are you going to wear? Long white robes." Etc.
EARLIEST DATE: 1909 (recording, Fisk Univ. Jubilee Quartet)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad clothes
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownIII 571, "Golden Slippers" (1 text)
Fisk University Jubilee Quartet, "Golden Slippers" (Victor 16453, 1910; rec. 1909)
cf. "What Kind of Crowns Do the Angels Wear?" (floating verses)
NOTES: Although the editors of Brown seem to think this is the same as the standard "Golden Slippers," it clearly is something else again, though perhaps inspired by memories of the other.
The tune given in BrownV is the usual "Golden Slippers." - RBW
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