Go Wash in That Beautiful Pool
DESCRIPTION: "Go wash in that beautiful pool (x2). The rivers of life flow freely for all. Go wash in that beautiful pool." "My father passed over the river, Is now in the kingdom above. He's safe where the angels all dwell, Go wash...." "My mother passed over...."
EARLIEST DATE: 1979 (McNeil-SMF)
KEYWORDS: religious father mother death nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE,So)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
JonesLunsford, p. 224, "Go Wash in That Beautiful Pool" (1 text, 1 tune)
McNeil-SMF, pp. 109-111, "Go Wash in That Beautiful Pool" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: Roud lumps this with "Go Wash in that Beautiful Stream," but I really don't see it. "Beautiful Stream" is about Naaman the Syrian in the Hebrew Bible. The Beautiful Pool, if it refers to anything, is from the New Testament. The forms of the text are similar, but there is nothing unusual about that! - RBW
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