Going Up

DESCRIPTION: Chorus: "I'm going up, going up, Going all the way, Lord, Going up, going up, To see the heavenly land" (x2). Verses: The singer will keep climbing to see the angels, and likes best the shouting Methodists who drive the devil away.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1874 (Dett)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious Devil
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Dett, pp. 34-35, "Gwine Up (Oh Yes, I'm Gwine Up)" (1 text, 1 tune; pp. 216-217 in the 1874 edition)
Roud #12356
File: Dett034

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