Father Took a Light

DESCRIPTION: "Our father took a light and gone to heaven, Father took a light and gone to heaven (x2), Bright angels waiting at the door." "Some bright day we shall go and see him." "The let us all try to meet and rejoice with him." Similarly mother, brother, etc.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1955 (Roberts)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad death reunion
FOUND IN: US(Ap)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Roberts, #40, "Father Took a Light" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #3403
File: Robe040

Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List

Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography

The Ballad Index Copyright 2017 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.