Ship That Is Passing By, The

DESCRIPTION: "I once had a father but now I have none, He's gone to that beautiful home. O Lord, let me sail on that beautiful ship, The ship that is passing by. The days seem so sad and the night seems so long And I am so lonely here." Similarly mother, brother, etc.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1967
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad family
FOUND IN: US(Ap)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Combs/Wilgus 316, p. 191, "The Ship That Is Passing By" (1 text)
Roud #4303
File: CW191

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