Funeral Hymn, The
DESCRIPTION: "Oh, carry me away to the graveyard After a long time suffering, Where every day will be Sunday, by and by, By and by, by and by, Where every day will be Sunday, by and by." "So fare you well, dear (father/mother/brothers/etc.), I am going home to glory."
EARLIEST DATE: 1893 (Edwards)
KEYWORDS: religious death nonballad
FOUND IN: US(Ap) West Indies(Bahamas)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Fuson, p. 207, "A Funeral Hymn" (1 text)
Edwards 16, "Ev'ry Day Be Sunday" (1 text, 1 tune)
ST Fus207 (Partial)
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