Lord, I've Started for the Kingdom
DESCRIPTION: "Lord, I've starred for the kingdom (x3), And I won't turn back (x2)." "If my father he won't go with me (x3), I won't turn back, Lord, I won't turn back." Similarly for mother and brother; the singer concludes, "Take this world and give me Jesus."
EARLIEST DATE: 1955 (Roberts)
KEYWORDS: religious Jesus nonballad
FOUND IN: US(Ap)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Roberts, #43, "Lord, I've Started for the Kingdom" (1 text, 1 tune)
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