He Arose from the Dead

DESCRIPTION: Story of the crucifixion, burial, and resurrection of Jesus. He tells his disciples to meet him in Galilee; he is crucified; Mary comes running to see him, the angels roll away the stone, and he arises from the dead
AUTHOR: Unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1883 ("The Story of the Jubliee Singers; with their songs")
KEYWORDS: execution resurrection death burial Bible religious Jesus
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Warren-Spirit, pp. 49-51, "He Arose" (1 text, 1 tune)
Willie & Minder Coleman, "He Rose" (AFS 5089 A1, 1941)
Fisk Jubilee Singers, "He Arose" (on Fisk01)
Blind Lemon Jefferson, "He Arose from the Dead" (Paramount 12585 [as Deacon L. J. Bates], 1927/Herwin 93004, 1929; on Jefferson01, JeffersonCD01)
Rev. D. C. Rice & congregation "He Arose Them from the Dead" (Vocalion 1520, 1930)
Congregation of the Wesley Methodist Church, "He Rose From The Dead" [fragment] (JohnsIsland1)
Rev. S. J. "Steamboat Bill" Worell, "He 'Rose From the Dead" (Vocalion 1089, 1927)
Unidentified church parishioners, "Moaning" (AFS 4767 A1, 1941)

cf. "Christ Was Born in Bethlehem" (lyrics)
NOTES: The common version of this may have been adapted by Blind Lemon Jefferson, but it appears to be older. - (PJS, RBW)
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