Come By Here
DESCRIPTION: 'Someone's sick; Lord, come by here (x3), Oh, Lord, won't you come by here." "Someone's dying; Lord, come by here." "Someone's in trouble...."
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: religious disease death
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownIII 621, "O Lord, Won't You Come by Here?" (1 text)
Rosa and Joseph Murray, "Come on Buh Here Lawd" (on USSeaIsland03)
cf. "Kum By Yah" (form)
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