Jilson Setters's Blind Song
DESCRIPTION: "In sorrow and sadness I'm destined to roam, Distracted and forsaken I wander alone." The singer hears the birds and feels the breezes but cannot see nature or people. He prays God to take him to heaven "where the blind may all see."
AUTHOR: Jilson Setters (James W. Day)?
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (Thomas)
KEYWORDS: injury hardtimes music rambling
FOUND IN: US(Ap)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Thomas-Makin', pp. 181-183, (no title) (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "The Blind Fiddler" (theme) and references there
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