Soon as My Foot Struck Zion
DESCRIPTION: "Soon as my foot struck Zion, And de lamps all lit on de shore, Bud dis world a long farewell, And de lamps all lit on de shore." "You better walk study [steady?], Jesus a-listenin', Oh, you better walk study, Jesus died... Jesus a-listenin' all day long"
EARLIEST DATE: 1922 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
BrownIII 636, "Soon As My Foot Struck Zion" (2 short texts from the same informant)
BrownSchinhanV 636, "Soon As My Foot Struck Zion" (2 tunes plus text exceprts)
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