Don't You Grieve for Me

DESCRIPTION: "My sister's took her flight, And gone home, And the angel's waiting at the door." "Tell all-a-my Father's children, don't you grieve for me." "She has taken up her crown." Presumably can be repeated for other relatives
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1915 (Work-FolkSongOfTheAmericanNegro)
KEYWORDS: religious death nonballad
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Work-FolkSongOfTheAmericanNegro, p. 58, "Don't You Grieve for Me" (1 text)
Roud #12089
File: FSAN058A

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