Sword in My Hand

DESCRIPTION: "I have a sword in my hand Help me to use it, Lord I'm goin' away To watch an' pray Never to come back 'Till the Great Judgement day"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1954 (Elder-Tobago)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious
FOUND IN: West Indies(Tobago)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Elder-Tobago 40, "Sword in My Hand" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: Elder-Tobago: "This Tobago spiritual song is all about the aspiration by the devotee to be a good 'swordsman' to use the Word." - BS
Last updated in version 4.0
File: ElTO040

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