If I Got My Ticket, Can I Ride?
DESCRIPTION: "Lord, if I got my ticket, can I ride? (x3) Ride away to heaven that morning." The singer says Judgment Day is coming and asks the Lord to tell him if he lacks anything. "Jehovah" will send his angels to clean the world. The gospel train will be on time
EARLIEST DATE: 1934 (collected from Jim Boyd and Percy Ridge)
KEYWORDS: religious death nonballad train
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Lomax-Singing, pp. 32-34, "If I Got My Ticket, Can I Ride?" (1 text, 1 tune)
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