Gabriel's Trumpet (Baptist Numbered in God)

DESCRIPTION: "Baptist, Baptist is my name, I hope to live and die the same, Oh Baptist numbered in God." "Gabriel's trumpet is the voice of God, to wake up the members in the old Church Yard." The singer regrets his (sister's) death and looks forward to the afterlife
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1944 (Wheeler)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad
REFERENCES (3 citations):
MWheeler, pp. 71-72, "Gabriel's Trumpet" (1 text, 1 tune)
BrownIII 555, "Baptist, Baptist Is My Name" (1 fragment)
BrownSchinhanV 555, "Baptist, Baptist Is My Name" (1 tune plus a text excerpt)

Roud #11881 and 10022
File: MWhee071

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