Lord, Have Mercy

DESCRIPTION: "Lord have mercy (x3), Save me now." "Save me Jesus." "Save poor sinner." "Lord I'm troubled." "Lord I'm sinking." "When I'm dying." In Dett's verses, every line is sung three times, followed by "Save me now."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (Dett)
KEYWORDS: death hardtimes nonballad religious Jesus
FOUND IN: US(SE,So)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Dett, p. 236, "Lord, Have Mercy" (1 text, 1 tune)
Arnold, p. 171, "Lord, Have Mercy" (1 short text, 1 tune)

Roud #15277
File: Dett236

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