Lay Down, Body (II)

DESCRIPTION: Response: "lay down, body" Leader: "I know you're tired," "you been toiling ... I know you're tired." "Soul need resting," "my God call you," "He will wake you," "tombstone moving," "grave is bursting," "soul is rising."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1983 (McIntosh1)
KEYWORDS: death resurrection nonballad religious
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Carawan/Carawan, pp. 30-31, "Lay Down Body" (2 texts, 2 tunes)
RECORDINGS:
Bertha Smith & Moving Star Hall Singers, "Lay Down Body" (on BeenStorm1)
Lawrence McKiver and the McIntosh County Shouters, "Lay Down, Body" (on McIntosh1)

File: RcLaDB2

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