Palms of Victory (Deliverance Will Come)

DESCRIPTION: "I saw a wayward traveller in tattered garments clad... His back was heavy laden, his strength was almost gone, He shouted as he journeyed, 'Deliverance will come!" Whatever the trouble, the traveller's refrain is the same.
AUTHOR: Rev. John B. Matthias
EARLIEST DATE: 1836 (original composition)
KEYWORDS: religious
FOUND IN: US(SE,So)
REFERENCES (4 citations):
Randolph 626, "Palms of Victory' (1 fragment, 1 tune)
Randolph/Cohen, pp. 437-438, "Palms of Victory" (1 text, 1 tune -- Randolph's 626)
Warner 92, "Palms of Victory" (1 text, 1 tune)
DT, PALMSVIC

Roud #3540
RECORDINGS:
Linzy Hicks, "Palms of Victory" (on USWarnerColl01)
Homer Rodeheaver, "Palms of Victory" (Rainbow 1118, c. 1925)

CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Honest Farmer" (form)
File: R626

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