Somebody's Knockin' at Your Door

DESCRIPTION: "Somebody's knockin' at your door (x2), Go, Mary, go, Martha, Somebody's knockin'...." "It's your mother, Somebody's... It's your father...." "In the churchyard...." "It's the preacher...." "Come to tell you, Somebody's knockin' at your door."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1909 (Dett)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad clergy
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Dett, p. 144, "Somebody's Knocking at Your Door" (1 text, 1 tune; p. 155 in the 1909 edition)
BrownIII 635, "Somebody's Knockin' at Your Door" (1 text)
BrownSchinhanV 635, "Somebody's Knockin' at Your Door" (1 tune plus a text excerpt)

Roud #11931
File: Br3635

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