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...."
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)
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