Goodbye, Mother

DESCRIPTION: "Goodbye, Mother, goodbye, Your voice I shall hear it no mo', Death done flamished yo' body...." The singer hears mother calling from the grave, wishes she were still alive, and hopes to go to heaven where there is no trouble
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1934
KEYWORDS: death mother burial religious
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Lomax-ABFS, pp. 592-593, "Good-by Mother" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #15566
File: LxA592

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