All Night Long (I)

DESCRIPTION: "Paul and Silas bound in jail, All night long, One for to sing and the other for to pray... Do, Lord, deliver me." "Straight up to heaven... tain't but the one train on this track." "Never seen the like... People keep comin' and the train done gone"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (Sandburg)
KEYWORDS: Bible religious nonballad floatingverses
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Sandburg, pp. 448-449, "All Night Long" (1 text, 1 tune)
Lomax-FSNA 257, "All Night Long" (1 text, 1 tune)

ST San448 (Full)
Roud #6703
cf. "Baby, All Night Long" (words)
cf. "Mary Wore Three Links of Chain" (floating lyrics)
NOTES [24 words]: This has so many floating lines that I'm not even going to try to untangle them.
Paul and Silas's stay in prison is related in Acts 16:19-40. - RBW
File: San448

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