Angels Singing Around My Bed
DESCRIPTION: "Angels singing (shouting, praying) round me bed, Me hear the angels singing (shouting, praying) (x3), All around me bed (x3), Me hear the angels singing (shouting, praying)"
EARLIEST DATE: 1909 (Odum)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Parrish 29, pp. 141-142, "I Heard the Angels Singin'" (1 text, 1 tune)
ADDITIONAL: Howard W. Odum, Religious Folk-Songs of the Southern Negroes, (reprint from American Journal of Religious Psychology and Education, July 1909, Vol.3 pp. 265-365 "Digitized by Internet Archive")),p. 94-95, "(Who is that yonder all dressed in red") (1 text)
Gullah Kinfolk, "Angels Singin' Round Me Bed" (on USSeaIsland04)
NOTES [12 words]: "I heard the angels singing" is a popular chorus line (Odum, p. 94). - BS
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