Come Down, Sinner

DESCRIPTION: "Come down (x3), sinner you're none too late (x2)." "Some seek the Lord but don't seek him right, Come down ..., Little at day and none at night, Come down...." Pray hard, bow low, shout hard, mourn hard, leave Satan behind, "go in peace and sin no more"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1901 (Dett/Fenner/Rathbun/Cleveland-ReligiousFolkSongsOfTheNegro-HamptonInstitute)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious Devil Jesus
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Dett/Fenner/Rathbun/Cleveland-ReligiousFolkSongsOfTheNegro-HamptonInstitute, pp. 132-133, "Come Down, Sinner" (1 text, 1 tune; p. 138 in the 1901 edition)
Roud #15247
File: Dett132

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