Heaven Bells Are Ringing (II)

DESCRIPTION: Chorus: "The heaven bells are ringing, Archangels are singing, Heaven bells are ringing, In the morning." Verses: "Oh come my dearest sister (mother, father, ...), And don't you want to go, And sit along side of Jesus, And don't you want to go?"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1893 (Edwards)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious Jesus
FOUND IN: West Indies(Bahamas)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Edwards 25, "The-r Heaven Bells Are Ringin'" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: The description is based on the Edwards text. Perhaps the verses don't float but the "don't you want to go" response is common in hymns and other songs. - BS
Last updated in version 4.2
File: Edwa025

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