Come Along Brother
DESCRIPTION: See notes. Verses include "My brother, it's no particular place [here] for you ... Come along brother, go with me ... Come go with me to the House of God." "Pray my bother, you'll soon be free ... Pray with the Spirit of God in your soul"
EARLIEST DATE: 1893 (Edwards)
KEYWORDS: Bible floatingverses nonballad religious
FOUND IN: West Indies(Bahamas)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Edwards 32, "Com' Long, Brother" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES [53 words]: The description is based on the Edwards text. Verses are two or three lines, each followed by "I saw a city in my new." The description has some of the verses.
A Bahamian (at least) floating verse is "Jacob's ladder must be long... The angels shout from heaven down" (see "I Never Saw a Man Speak Like This Man"). - BS
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