Hear Dem Bells!

DESCRIPTION: "All day I works in de cotton an' de corn... Waiting for Gabriel to blow his horn, So I won't have to work any more." "Hear dem bells -- oh, don't you hear dem bells? Dey's ringing out de glory of de dawn." "I sings and shouts wid all my might."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1925 (Scarborough)
KEYWORDS: work religious nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Scarborough-NegroFS, p. 229, "Hear Dem Bells!" (1 text)
File: ScNF229A

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