Death Was a Little Thing
DESCRIPTION: "Death was a little thing, It goes from door to door, You take him in the silent grave, It's never to rise no more" "Pray brother ... sing sister ... Praise ye the Lord ... I'm going to serve the Lord"
EARLIEST DATE: 1893 (Edwards)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious floatingverses
FOUND IN: West Indies(Bahamas)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Edwards 30, "Death Was a Little Thing" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: The description is based on the Edwards text. The first verse is also in "Lord, Remember Me" (I). - BS
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