Blow Gabriel (I)
DESCRIPTION: The leader tells the Archangel Gabriel to blow his trumpet and tell everybody "wherever they be On lan' and sea" ... "that they got to meet"
EARLIEST DATE: 1942 (Parrish)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Parrish 14, pp. 87-88, "Blow Gabriel" (1 text)
Lawrence McKiver and the McIntosh County Shouters, "Blow Gabriel" (on McIntosh1)
NOTES [21 words]: The description follows the leader's lines on McIntosh1. The responses to alternate lines are "Judgment" and "Judgment bar." - BS
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