Can't Hide Sinner

DESCRIPTION: "You may run to the rock... For a hidin' place... An' the rock cry out...." "You may run to the sea... For a hidin' place... An' the sea cry out...." "Oh, sinner man ... What you going to do... In the Judgment day...."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1942 (Parrish-SlaveSongsOfTheGeorgiaSeaIslands)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Parrish-SlaveSongsOfTheGeorgiaSeaIslands 30, pp. 143-144, "Can't Hide Sinner" (1 text, 1 tune)
Killion/Waller-ATreasuryOfGeorgiaFolklore, p. 251, "Can't Hide Sinner" (1 text, which appears to combine "Sinner Man" with "No Hiding Place" to produce this)

Roud #16450
Church of God in Christ, "You Can't Hide Sinner" (on USMississippi01)
cf. "No Hiding Place (I)" (theme)
NOTES [41 words]: The current description is based on the Parrish-SlaveSongsOfTheGeorgiaSeaIslands text. In Parrish's text, and the USMississippi recording, each verse line is followed by "can't hide," and the tag line is "you can't hide sinner, you can't hide" - BS
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