No More, My Lord

DESCRIPTION: "No more, my Lord (x2), Lord, I'll never turn back no more." "I found in him a resting place And he has made me glad." "Jesus is the man I am looking for, Can you tell me where he's gone?" "Go down, go down in the floweryard And... you may find him...."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad Jesus
REFERENCES (4 citations):
BrownIII 567, "Gwine Down to Jordan" (1 short text); 617, "No More! No More!" (1 short text)
BrownSchinhanV 567, "Grine Down Jordan" (1 tune plus a text excerpt)
Scarborough-NegroFS, p. 15, (no title; the first line is "I'm gwine down to Jordan -- Hallelu!") (1 fragment, which could be anything; I'm filing it here in desperation based on the similarity to Brown's title)
Scott-BoA, pp. 312-313, "No More, My Lord" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #15975
Madame Ernestine, "I'll Never Turn Back" (on Great Gospel Performers Document Records DOCD-5463 (1996))
Jimpson, "No More, My Lord" (LoC, 1947; on Babylon)
Sister Marie Knight, "I'll Never Turn Back No More" (Candy 4002, n.d. but post-World War II)

NOTES: According to the editors of Brown, this may have inspired W. C. Handy's "I'll Never Turn Back No More." - RBW
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