King David (I)

DESCRIPTION: "King David was (good lord) that shepherd boy, Didn't he kill Goliath (good lord) and he shout for joy. Well the tallest tree in Paradise them Christians called it their tree of life, Little David play on your harp...." And other floating verses
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1976 (Courlander)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad fight music
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ADDITIONAL: Harold Courlander, _A Treasury of Afro-American Folklore_, Crown Publishers, 1976, pp. 346-348, "King David" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #10966
File: CoAA346

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