Watchman's Call, The

DESCRIPTION: "The watchman blows the trumpet loud, Come listen to the trumpet's sound, And be assured there's danger there. How many are prepared to die? Your days ahead will soon be o'er, And time to you return no more. Oh, some soul to save, What will I have..."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (BrownSchinhanV)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad death
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownSchinhanV 769, "The Watchman's Call" (1 short text, 1 tune)
NOTES [34 words]: The current description is based on the BrownSchinhanV text. There is a fairly well-known hymn by Henry L. Gilmour, "Watchman, Blow the Gospel Trumpet," but this does not appear to be a version of that. - RBW
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File: BrS5769

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