Don't Get Weary
DESCRIPTION: Chorus: "Don't get weary, Angels brought the tidings down, Don't get weary, I'm hunting for a home." Verses are about judgment day: "world on fire" "elements melting" "moon bleeding" "stars falling"
EARLIEST DATE: 1874 (Dett)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Dett, p. 114, "Don't Get Weary (My Brethren, Don't Get Weary)" (1 text, 1 tune; p. 180 in the 1874 edition)
NOTES: In Dett's verses, every alternate line is "I do love the Lord." While the verse themes are common I don't recognize any floating verses. - BS
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