I've Been Toiling at the Hill
DESCRIPTION: Chorus: "I've been toiling at the hill so long (x3), And about to get to heaven at last." Verse: "O mother (father, sister, brother) ain't you glad (x3), And about to get to heaven at last"
EARLIEST DATE: 1901 (Dett)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Dett, pp. 226-227, "I've Been Toilin' at de Hill" (1 text, 1 tune; pp. 142-143 in the 1901 edition)
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