Didn't Ol' John Cross the Water on His Knees

DESCRIPTION: "Didn't ol' John (huh!) cross the water on his knees? (huh!) (x2), Lut us all (huh!) bow down (huh!), good Lord, and face, face the rising sun (huh!)." Listeners are told to get on their knees and sing
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1934 (Lomax-Singing)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad prison
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Lomax-Singing, pp. 384-385, "Didn't Ol' John Cross the Water on His Knees" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #15587
File: LoSi384

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