Blood Done Signed My Name (II), The

DESCRIPTION: "O the blood, o the blood, the blood done signed my name (x3)." "Thank God the blood done signed my name") "Hallelujah, hallelujah,...." "Jesus told me, Jesus told me, ...."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 2014 (USSeaIsland03)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious Jesus
Roud #11678
Minnie Gracie Gadson, "De Blood Done Sign Muh Name" (on USSeaIsland03)
NOTES [88 words]: In Gadson's version, for each verse, the differentiating text, such as "Jesus told me, Jesus told me," is followed by "the blood done signed my name"; that is all repeated three times and followed by "Thank God, the blood done signed my name." I would split this from Roud's #11678 which has the form "x, the blood done signed your name"(x3) "the blood done signed your name" where x varies and takes values such as "ain't you glad, ain't you glad" (see Leadbelly and Dock Reed-Vera Hall: "The Blood Done Signed My Name" (I)). - BS
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