Weeping and Wailing
DESCRIPTION: On judgment day there will be weeping and wailing among the damned: the rich man with his money, drunkard with his drink, and the whisky seller will end in Hell, praying too late to be saved.
EARLIEST DATE: 1963 (MJHurt04)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Mississippi John Hurt, "Weeping and Waiting" [sic] (on MJHurt04)
NOTES [25 words]: Although the imagery here has many New Testament parallels, it probably owes the most to the Parable of the Sheep and the Goats, Matthew 25:31-46. - RBW
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