Dust an' Ashes
DESCRIPTION: Chorus: "The Lord shall bear my spirit home (x2)."Verses: "Dust and ashes fly over my grave." Jesus is crucified. Joseph takes his body and lays it in the tomb. An angel rolls the stone away. The grave can not hold him and he rises from the dead.
EARLIEST DATE: 1874 (Dett)
KEYWORDS: Bible religious Jesus
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Dett, pp. 213-218, "Dust an' Ashes" (1 text, 1 tune; pp. 251-255 in the 1874 edition)
NOTES: In Dett's verses each line is repeated three times. - BS
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