Over In the Glory Land

DESCRIPTION: "Just over in the glory land" the singer will join "the happy angels' band" and stand "with the mighty host." He's on his way "to those mansions fair" "where the saints abide" where he'll be with Jesus forever.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1919 (BrownSchinhanV)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious Jesus
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownSchinhanV 766, "There's a Place Prepared" (1 short text, 1 tune)
Roud #3402
RECORDINGS:
Mississippi John Hurt, "Over In the Glory Land" (on MJHurt04)
J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers, "Just Over In the Glory Land" (1938, Bluebird B 7730, 2009, "J.E. Mainer Classic Sides 1938-1941," JSP Records CD JSP77124A)

NOTES: Roud lumps the BrownSchinhanV with the amorphous song we have filed as "Welcome Table (Streets of Glory, God's Going to Set This World on Fire)," but it appears to me much closer to this song. - RBW
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