Been in the Storm So Long
DESCRIPTION: "I been in the storm so long...Oh Lord, give me more time to pray" "This is a needy time..." "I am a motherless child..." "Lord, I need you now..."
EARLIEST DATE: before 1960 (recording, Paul Robeson); referred to in Marsh's Story of the Jubilee Singers (1901)
KEYWORDS: loneliness floatingverses nonballad religious
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Joyner, pp. 87-88, "Been in the Storm So Long" (1 text, 1 tune)
Carawan/Carawan, p. 33, "Been In the Storm So Long" (1 text, 1 tune)
Mary Pinckney w. Janie Hunter, "Been in the Storm So Long" (on BeenStorm1, BeenStormCD1)
Bernice Johnson Reagon, "Been in the Storm So Long" (on VoicesCiv)
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