When I Was Lost in the Wilderness
DESCRIPTION: "King Jesus handed the candle down, An' I hope dat trumpet goin' to blow me home Yer de new Jerusalem." "When Moses smote de water wid his shepherd's rod, De waters rared back...." "When Joshua ordered dat de sun stand still...."
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: religious Jesus Bible nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownIII 652, "When I Was Lost in the Wilderness" (1 text)
NOTES [36 words]: Don't ask me where Brown's title came from; there is no mention of wilderness in the song.
Moses's parting of the Red Sea is described in Exodus 14; Joshua's request that the sun stand still is in Joshua 10:12-13. - RBW
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