When I Go Up to Shinum Place
DESCRIPTION: "When I go up to shinum place" there will be red, white and black men. "There is no need of wigwam there, He send his angels to take care, And Jesus good and kind"
EARLIEST DATE: 1961 (Creighton-Maritime)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious Jesus Indians(Am.)
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Creighton-Maritime, p. 171, "When I Go Up to Shinum Place" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "The Little Indian Maid" (theme)
cf. "Indian Hymn" (theme)
NOTES: See "Indian Hymn" for similar phrases. - BS
Presumably the title of this piece is a patronizing corruption of "shining." - RBW
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