Bound to Go (I)

DESCRIPTION: "I built my house upon the rock, O yes, Lord, No wind, no storm can blow it down, O yes, Lord. March on, member, bound to go; Been to the ferry, bound to go...." The singer builds a stout house, picks sweet berries, and gathers in brothers and sisters
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1867 (Allen/Ware/Garrison)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Allen/Ware/Garrison, pp. 22-23, "Bound to Go" (1 text, 2 tunes)
Scott-BoA, pp. 202-203, "Bound to Go" (1 text, 1 tune)
Darling-NAS, pp. 323-324, "Bound to Go" (1 text)

Roud #11974
NOTES: For the story of the men who built their houses on rock and sand, see Matt. 7:24-27; Luke 6:47-49. - RBW
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