DESCRIPTION: Chorus: "Oh, Jerusalem, Oh my Lord, I'm walking the road, Oh Jerusalem, walking the road, Oh, my Lord (x2)."Verses: The Lord comes steps down on a sea of glass mingled with fire -- "Good bye my brother I'm going on higher"
EARLIEST DATE: 1901 (Dett)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious floatingverses Bible
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Dett, p. 190, "Oh, Jerusalem!" (1 text, 1 tune; p. 111 in the 1901 edition)
cf. "Standing on a Sea of Glass" ("sea of glass" theme) and notes there
NOTES: Dett's text includes the floater "Mind sister how you walk on the cross, Your foot might slip and your soul get lost." - BS
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