Upon the Rock

DESCRIPTION: Chorus: "Upon the rock (3x), Let the water run out, Upon the rock (3x) of ages." Verse: "Brother Andrew, where you been when the dry weather come, 'Been on the rock,' says, 'waiting for rain'" (x2)
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1893 (Edwards)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious
FOUND IN: West Indies(Bahamas)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Edwards 21, "Opon de Rock" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: The description is based on the Edwards text. - BS
Last updated in version 4.2
File: Edwa021

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