He's Comin' This Away
DESCRIPTION: "Yonder comes my Lord (x2), He's comin' this away (x2), Yonder comes my Lord (x2), He's comin' this away (x2)." "A Bible in his hand...." "He's come to judge the world, Livin' an' the dead...." "Yonder comes that train...." "My mother's on that train...."
EARLIEST DATE: 1901 (Dett)
KEYWORDS: religious train death mother
FOUND IN: US(SE,So)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Dett, p. 219, "Oh, Yes, Yonder Comes My Lord" (1 text, 1 tune; p. 112 in the 1901 edition)
Scarborough-NegroFS, pp. 259-260, "He's Comin' This Away" (1 text)
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