Hail! Hail! Hail!

DESCRIPTION: Chorus: "Hail! (x3), I'm going to join the saints above, Hail! (x3), I'm on my journey home." Verses: floaters such as "If you get there before I do, Look out for me, I'm coming too." "Look up yonder what I see, Bright angels coming after me"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1874 (Dett)
KEYWORDS: floatingverses nonballad religious
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Dett, p. 185, "Hail! Hail! Hail!" (1 text, 1 tune; p. 177 in the 1874 edition)
Roud #15240
NOTES: In Dett's verses, every alternate line is "I'm on my journey home." - BS
Last updated in version 4.0
File: Dett185

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