Good Lord, Shall I Ever Be the One

DESCRIPTION: Chorus: "Good Lord, shall I ever be the one (3x), To get over in the Promised Land." Verses: "About the cool of day ... (God) call for old Adam" who tried to run away (in one verse) and said "hear me" (in another)
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1901 (Dett)
KEYWORDS: Bible nonballad religious
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Dett, p. 32, "Good Lord, Shall I Ever Be de One" (1 text, 1 tune; p. 123 in the 1901 edition)
Roud #15284
NOTES: Genesis 3.8-12: "And they heard the voice of the Lord God walking in the garden in the cool of the day: and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the Lord God amongst the trees of the garden, And the Lord God called unto Adam, and said unto him, Where art thou? ... And the man said ...." (King James). - BS
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File: Dett032

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