Little White Robe
DESCRIPTION: Come on fathers and let's go home, I'm a-going where my troubles will be over, will be over, will be over I'm a-going where... There's a little white robe a-waiting for me, I'm a-going where..." Repeat for mothers, brothers, etc.
EARLIEST DATE: 1928 Brown)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
BrownIII 607, "Lily White Robe" (1 text)
BrownSchinhanV 507, "Lily White Robre" (1 partial tune plus a text excerpt)
Roud #5740 and 7137
Frank Proffitt, "Little White Robe" (on FProffitt01)
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