Funeral Train, The

DESCRIPTION: "The funeral train is coming, I know it's going to slack, For the passengers are all crying and the train is creped in black." "You belong on that funeral train... Oh, sinner, why don't you pray." The singer looks forward to taking the train to heaven
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1925 (Scarborough)
KEYWORDS: religious death train nonballad
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Scarborough-NegroFS, p. 262, "The Funeral Train" (1 text)
File: ScaNF262

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