Didn't You Hear
DESCRIPTION: "Didn't you hear my Lord when he called? Yes, I heard my Lord when he called.... My Lord callin' in my soul." Similarly, "Didn't you hear them turkle (sic) doves moan... ...hear the harp when it blowed ...hear that thunder roll ...hear the organ playin'"
EARLIEST DATE: 1950 (recording, Rich Amerson & Earthy Anne Coleman)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Courlander-NFM, pp. 68-69, "(Didn't You Hear)" (1 text); pp. 241-243, "Didn't You Hear" (1 tune, partial text)
Rich Amerson & Earthy Anne Coleman, "Didn't You Hear" (on NFMAla4, NFMAfAm)
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