Room In Dar
DESCRIPTION: "O my mudder is gone, my mudder is gone, My mudder is gone into heaven my Lord, I can't stay behind. Dar's room in dar room in dar Room in dar in de heaven, my Lord, I can't stay behind." Repeat with father, angels; also "I've been on de road."
EARLIEST DATE: 1870 (Higginson, according to Joyner)
KEYWORDS: religious death mother father nonballad home travel
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Joyner, p. 85, "Room in Dar" (1 text)
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