Little Willie (I)

DESCRIPTION: "Little Willie went to heaven On a bright an' starry night, When I last viewed him in his coffin In his little Sunday suit." The singer describes the possessions the boy left behind. His sister hopes to meet him soon. Jesus will care for him.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1915 (Pound)
KEYWORDS: death family corpse religious
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Randolph 613, "Little Willie" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #7443
cf. "Blue-Haired Boy (Little Willie II, Blue-Haired Jimmy)"
File: R613

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