Oh! We All Got Religion
DESCRIPTION: Chorus: "We all got religion, In that day (3x), We all got religion in that day. Wait on, the trump shall sound." Verses repeat a line 3x with a tag "When my Lord was there" (see notes). Final chorus replaces "we all got" by "the genuine"
EARLIEST DATE: 1893 (Edwards)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious
FOUND IN: West Indies(Bahamas)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Edwards 36, "Oh! We All Got Religion" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: The description is based on the Edwards text. Verses include "My father (my mother, ..., you swearers, you mourners, ...) where were you?"(3x) "When my Lord was there" - BS
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