Gold Band, The
DESCRIPTION: "Goin' to march away in the gold band, in the army, bye and bye (x2) Sinner, what you gonna on that day (x2), When the fire's a-rolling behind you, In the army, bye and bye." "Sister Mary's goin' to hand down the robe... the robe and the gold band"
EARLIEST DATE: 1867 (Allen/Ware/Garrison)
KEYWORDS: religious army
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Allen/Ware/Garrison, p. 85, "The Gold Band" (1 text, 1 tune)
Silber-CivWarFull, pp. 289-290, "The Gold Band" (1 text, 1 tune)
Silber-CivWarAbbr, p. 74, "The Gold Band" (1 text, 1 tune)
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