I'll Be Rested When the Roll Is Called
DESCRIPTION: Chorus: "I'll be rested when the roll is called"(2x), "I'll be rested and I'll head toward heaven, I'll be rested...." Verse: "No more shouting when the roll is called...." "Meet my mother when the roll is called...." "Meet my elder when the roll...."
EARLIEST DATE: 1936 (Graves)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious
Blind Roosevelt Graves and Uaroy Graves, "I'll Be Rested (When the Roll Is Called)" (1992, "Blind Roosevelt Graves 1929-1936," Document Records CD DOCD-5105)
cf. "When That General Roll Is Called" (theme)
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