That's All Right

DESCRIPTION: Floating verses: "Mind my mother how you're walking along/Your feet might slip and your soul be lost"; "Hush little baby don't you cry." "Jacob ladder so long and tall." Cho: "That's all right (x2) Since my soul got a seat up in the kingdom...."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1966 (Carawan/Carawan)
KEYWORDS: warning floatingverses nonballad religious mother
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Carawan/Carawan, p. 121, "That's All Right" (1 text, 1 tune)
RECORDINGS:
Johnny Brown, "That's All Right" (on USFlorida01)
Gullah Kinfolk, "Dat's Alrit'" (on USSeaIsland04)
Mabel Hillery and Johny Huntery, "That's All Right" (on JohnsIsland1)
Laura Rivers, "That's All Right" (on BeenStorm1)

CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Down on Me" (floating verses)
cf. "Somebody's All de Time Talkin' 'Bout Me" (repeating line "that's all right," floating verse "talk about me")
NOTES: Brown's text for "Somebody's All de Time Talkin' 'Bout Me" is a fragment. Possibly these two songs belong together. - BS
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