Pharaoh's Host Got Lost
DESCRIPTION: Chorus: "Pharaoh's host got lost, lost, lost, Pharaoh's host got lost In that Red Sea." The leader would have Moses "lay your rod" that the children cross. When the host was lost there was shouting and weeping.
EARLIEST DATE: 1983 (McIntosh1)
KEYWORDS: escape death drowning dying sea magic Bible religious soldier
FOUND IN: US(SE)
Lawrence McKiver and the McIntosh County Shouters, "Pharaoh's Host Got Lost" (on McIntosh1)
cf. "Oh, Mary, Don't You Weep" (Pharaoh's army theme) and references there
cf. "Old Moses Smote the Waters" (Pharaoh's army theme)
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