Good News

DESCRIPTION: "Good news, chariot's coming (x3), And I don't want to be left behind." "There's a long white robe in Heaven I know." The song catalogs all the things to be found in heaven; the singer hopes to achieve all
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1874 (Dett)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad
REFERENCES (5 citations):
Dett, pp. 90-91, "Good News, de Chariot's Comin'" (1 text, 1 tune; pp. 224-225 in the 1874 edition)
BrownIII 572, "Good News -- Chariot's Comin'" (1 fragment)
BrownSchinhanV 572, "Good News -- Chariot's Comin'" (1 tune plus a text excerpt)
Silber-FSWB, p. 370, "Good News" (1 text)

Roud #11891
Bobby Jean Chauteau & group "Good News, Chariot is Coming" (New Light 101, n.d.)
Dixie Jubilee Quintet, "Good News" (Brunswick 3150, 1926)
Fisk Jubilee Quartet, "Good News" (Victor 16856, 1911)
Fisk University Jubilee Singers, "Good News, the Chariot's Coming" (Columbia A2072, 1916)
Hall Johnson Negro Choir, "Good News" (Victor 36020, 1930)
Master Spiritual Singers, "Good News, the Chariot is Coming" (Hub 3018, n.d.)
Southern Four, "Good News, Chariot's Comin'! and O Mary, Doan You Weep" (Edison 50885, 1921)
Tuskegee Institute Singers, "Good News" (Victor 17663, 1914)

File: FSWB370B

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