Now Our Meeting Is Over

DESCRIPTION: "Fathers, now our meeting is over; Fathers, we must part. And if I never see you any more, I'll love you in my heart. And we'll land on shore, Yes, we'll land on shore, We will land on shore, And be saved forevermore." Repeat with mothers, brothers, etc.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1934 (Lomax)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad family
REFERENCES (5 citations):
Warner-TraditionalAmericanFolkSongsFromAnneAndFrankWarnerColl 84, "Fathers, Now Our Meeting Is Over" (1 text, 1 tune)
Burton/Manning-EastTennesseeStateCollectionVol2, p. 49, "Fathers, Now Our Meeting Is Over" (1 text, 1 tune)
Boette-SingaHipsyDoodle, p. 82, "Oh, Brothers Now Our Meeting's Broke" (1 text, 1 tune)
Lomax/Lomax-AmericanBalladsAndFolkSongs, p. 571, "Now Our Meeting's Over" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #5716
Dillard Chandler, "Meeting Is Over" (on Chandler01, DarkHoll)
cf. "There Is No Place in the Height of Heaven" (floating lyrics)
cf. "Minister's Farewell" (lyrics)
File: Wa084

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