I Got a Key to the Kingdom

DESCRIPTION: "Preacher, I got de key of de kingdom, De world can't do me no harm... Watch your secret keeper, Always bringin' you news, Tell a lie upon you And keep you all confuse'." The singer warns of false friends but doesn't think they matter
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1930 (cf. Brown)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownIII 587, "I Got a Key of De Kingdom" (1 text)
Roud #11829
cf. "This Is the Key of the Kingdom" (lyric)
File: Br3587

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