Noah Built the Ark
DESCRIPTION: "Noah built his ark and he built it on the ground, the Lord sent a flood and turned it around. The door flew open and the beasts walked in." The story of the Flood, with chorus, "And I cannot stay away, my Lord, And I cannot stay away."
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (Thomas)
KEYWORDS: Bible ship flood religious
FOUND IN: US(Ap)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Thomas-Makin', p. 212, "Noah Built the Ark" (1 text)
cf. "Old Uncle Noah" (subject) and references there
NOTES: For background on the Noah story, see the notes to "Old Uncle Noah."
This may be related to one of the other Noah songs, but it's short enough that it's hard to tell.. - RBW
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