I Want You All to Be There
DESCRIPTION: "When I get on the mountain top, I want you all to be there, And hear my wings go flippety-flop, I want you all to be there."
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (Randolph)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Randolph 455, "When I Get on Yonder Hill" (2 texts, but only the "B" fragment goes here)
NOTES: Randolph, for no reason I can see, classifies this with "When I Get On Yonder Hill," a fragment of "Shule Agra." To me it looks like a fragment of a southern hymn, which was also the understanding of the informant. - RBW
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