Ain't Gonna Grieve My God No More

DESCRIPTION: "Hypocrite, hypocrite, God despise, His tongue so sharp he will tell lies (x2), Ain't gwine grieve my God no more." "Let me tell you what the hypocrite will do." The singer describes the troubles of life and says that he will triumph over them and Satan
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1913 (Journal of American Folklore)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad Devil floatingverses
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ADDITIONAL: Tristram P. Coffin and Hennig Cohen, _Folklore in America: Tales, Songs, Superstitions, Proverbs, Riddles, Games, Folk Drama and Folk Festivals_, Doubleday, 1966, pp. 72-74, "Ain't Gwine Grieve My God No More" (1 text)
Roud #8903
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Ain't Gwine Grieve My Lord No More" (lyrics, idea)
cf. "Talking Blues" (lyrics)
File: CoCo072

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