River Go Down

DESCRIPTION: "The river goes up, The river goes down; Please, Lord, make that river stay down, River stay down. Keep our land safe and dry, safe and dry. The water is scaring the people away. Please, Lord, make the river go down...."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1943 (Korson-PennLegends)
KEYWORDS: river flood
FOUND IN: US(MA)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Korson-PennLegends, p. 466, "River Go Down" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #7754
File: KPL466

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