Hell and Heaven (I've Been Buked and I've Been Scorned)

DESCRIPTION: "I been 'buked and I been scorned, Childrens... I been talked 'bout sure as you're born." The singer tells how to drive Satan away with the gospel, how he will ride to heaven with Jesus, and declares that he will enjoy himself there
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1918 (recording, Tuskegee Institute Singers)
KEYWORDS: religious Jesus nonballad Devil
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Lomax-ABFS, pp. 588-591, "Hell and Heaven" (1 text, 1 tune, composite)
Roud #15565
Tuskegee Institute Singers, "I've Been Buked and I've Been Scorned" (Victor 18447, 1918)
cf. "Oh, Mary Don't You Weep" (floating lyrics)
cf. "Hand Me Down My Walking Cane" (floating lyrics)
File: LxA588

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