Sweet Heaven (I)

DESCRIPTION: "I want to go to Heaven and I want to go right; How I long to be there; I want to go to Heaven all dressed in white, How I long..." "Sweet Heaven (x3), Oh, how I long...." About heaven, the contest between the singer and Satan, and other floating themes
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1899 (Barton)
KEYWORDS: religious devil floatingverses
REFERENCES (2 citations):
BrownIII 638, "Sweet Heaven" (1 text, with many floating verses, e.g. the terrapin and the toad, "I run old Satan round the stump")
Barton, p. 10, "Sweet Heaven" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #11834
cf. "The Catfish (Banjo Sam)" (floating lyrics)
File: Br3638

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