Inside the Pearly Gates
DESCRIPTION: Chorus: "Inside the pearly gates A mansion for me waits Will you my neighbor be Across the mystic sea Inside the pearly gates." The second and fourth line of each verse is "Inside the pearly gates." Friends have gone where we shall "live eternally"
AUTHOR: Myles Doss (source: Dyen, see notes)
EARLIEST DATE: 1980 (USFlorida01)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious Jesus
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Florida-Alabama Progressive Seven-Shape-Note Singing Convention, "Inside the Pearly Gates" (on USFlorida01)
NOTES: See Doris J. Dyen, "Looking Back/Looking Forward: Sacred Group-Singing Traditions," USFlorida01 liner notes, p. 181. - BS
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