Old Moses Smote the Waters

DESCRIPTION: "Old Moses smote the waters, Hallelujah! Old Moses smote the waters, huh!..." "The waters they divided...." "The children passed over...." "Old Pharaoh's host got drownded...." "I see that ship a-coming...." "She'll take us on to glory...."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1941 (Randolph)
KEYWORDS: Bible religious travel freedom
REFERENCES (4 citations):
Randolph 290, "Old Moses Smote de Waters" (1 text, 1 tune)
BrownIII [612], "Moses Smote the Waters" (1 fragment, printed in the notes to Brown #610)
BrownSchinhanV 612, "Moses Smote the Waters" (1 tune plus text excerpts)
HIgh, p. 38, "Moses Smote the Water" (1 text)

Roud #7822
cf. "Sinful Army" (lyrics)
File: R290

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