Our Cheerful Voices (Separation)

DESCRIPTION: "Our cheerful voices let us raise, And sing a parting song, Although, dear friends, I'm with you now. I can't be with you long." The singer hopes to meet friends again, wishes the Lord would come, and hopes to be taken away by the last Trump
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1934 (Henry, from Granville Gadsey)
KEYWORDS: religious death
FOUND IN: US(Ap)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
MHenry-Appalachians, pp. 204-205, "Our Cheerful Voice" (1 text)
Roud #13951
NOTES: This piece is titles "Parting Friends" in the Sacred Harp, but is not to be confused with "Farewell My Friends (Parting Friends; I'm Bound for Canaan)." - RBW
File: MHAp204

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