Mary Rolled the Stone Away
DESCRIPTION: "Mary rolled the stone away Early on a Easter Sunday morning ... Angel came from heaven Mary rolled the stone away" My brother brings the news from Heaven.
EARLIEST DATE: 1964 (USSeaIsland01)
KEYWORDS: religious Bible nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE)
Moving Star Hall Singers, "Mary Rolled the Stone Away" (on USSeaIsland01)
NOTES: The Marys find the stone rolled away from the Christ's sepulchre in Matthew 28:1-2, Mark 16:1-2 and John 20:1. Matthew 28:2: "... the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door ...." [King James].
The current description is based on the USSeaIsland01 text. - BS
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