Great Judgment Morning, The

DESCRIPTION: "I dreamt that the great judgment morning Had dawned and the trumpet had blown...." The singer describes the scene before God's throne "as the lost was told of their fate" and the poor, widows, and orphans rewarded. The rich man's money does not save him
AUTHOR: Words: Bertram H. Shadduck / Music: Lycurgus L. Pickett
EARLIEST DATE: 1894 (reported date of composition); first field collection 1925 (Randolph)
KEYWORDS: religious death Hell
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Randolph 618, "The Great Judgment" (2 texts, 2 tunes)
Beck-Maine, pp. 270-271, "Great Judgment Morning" (1 text)

Roud #4731
File: R618

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