Shake Hands with Mother Again

DESCRIPTION: "Now, if I would be a-living when Jesus comes, And know the day and the hour, I'd like to be a-standing at mother's tomb...." The singer hopes Jesus will tell him to "shake hands with mother again"; he will tell her that of his life and never again part
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1934 (recording, Asher Sizemore & Little Jimmie)
KEYWORDS: religious death nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE)
Roud #5741
RECORDINGS:
Happy Valley Family, "Shake Hands With Mother Again" (Perfect 6-03-54, 1936)
J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers, "Shake Hands With Mother Again" (Bluebird B-6596, 1936)
Frank Proffitt, "Shake Hands with Mother Again" (on FProffitt01)
Asher Sizemore & Little Jimmie, "Shake Hands with Mother Again" (Bluebird B-5568, 1934)

File: RcSHWMAg

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