Farewell, Last Going
DESCRIPTION: The leader sings "Goodbye members," "This is the last," "We had a good time," "I hate to leave you," "I hope to see you," "This is the last," "Goodbye members." The response to each line is "Farewell, Last going, farewell."
EARLIEST DATE: 1983 (McIntosh1)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious
FOUND IN: US(SE)
Lawrence McKiver and the McIntosh County Shouters, "Farewell, Last Goin'" (on McIntosh1)
NOTES: Art Rosenbaum's liner notes to McIntosh1: "... the song sung at the dawn of a new year after Watch Night ... often this was the last song of the shout" (p. 8). - BS
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