Oh, Stand the Storm
DESCRIPTION: Chorus: "Oh, stand the storm, it won't be long, We'll anchor by and by (x2)."Verses: "My ship is on the ocean," "She's making for the kingdom", "I've a mother in the kingdom," "We're crossing over Jordan," "King Jesus is our captain"
KEYWORDS: river sea ship storm nonballad religious Jesus
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Dett, p. 189, "Oh, Stand the Storm" (1 text) (1 tune)
ADDITIONAL: J. B. T. Marsh, The Story of the Jubilee Singers (London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1903 ("Digitized by Internet Archive")), #31 p. 188, "We'll Stand the Storm" (1 text) (1 tune)
NOTES [88 words]: In Dett's verses, the verse line is repeated and every alternate line is "We'll anchor by and by."
The chorus is used in another hymn in William Booth, Salvation Army Songs (London: The Salvation Army Book Department, 1911 ("Digitized by Internet Archive")), #238 p. 166, ("My God, the spring of all my joys"); Work also has the chorus as a fragment (John Wesley Work, Folk Song of the American Negro (Nashville: Fisk University, 1915 ("Digitized by the Internet Archive")), p. 129, ("Stand the storm, it won't be long")). - BS
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