I'll Hear the Trumpet Sound

DESCRIPTION: "You may bury me in the east, You may bury me in the west, But I'll hear the trumpet sound In that morning." "Father Gabriel in that day, He'll take wings and fly away." Christians, preachers, and the singer will take wings at Judgment Day
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1887 (College Songs)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad burial
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (2 citations):
DT, TRUMPSND*
ADDITIONAL: Henry Randall Waite, _College Songs: A Collection of New and Popular Songs of the American Colleges_, new and enlarged edition, Oliver Ditson & Co., 1887, p. 57, "I'll Hear the Trumpet Sound" (1 text, 1 tune) / (the song is on p. 125 of the 1876 edition)

ST Cols057 (Partial)
Roud #15297
File: Cols057

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