I'm Going To Cross That Ocean By Myself

DESCRIPTION: The tag line to each verse is "I'm going to cross that ocean by myself." Singer must go "when my Lord calls me." In the lonesome valley by myself I'll weep like a willow and mourn like a dove. Mary should stop weeping and Thomas should stop doubting
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1942 (Parrish)
KEYWORDS: Bible nonballad religious
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Parrish, p. 157, ("I'm goin' to cross that ocean by mysel'") (1 text)
cf. "Lonesome Valley (I)" (lyrics)
cf. "Hello Stranger" (lyrics)
NOTES: In John 20:11, Mary Magdalene weeps at Jesus's sepulchre. John 20:21-29 is the source for "Doubting Thomas." - BS
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File: Parp187

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