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.
EARLIEST DATE: 1934 (Lomax)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad family
FOUND IN: US(MA,SE)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Warner 84, "Fathers, Now Our Meeting Is Over" (1 text, 1 tune)
Lomax-ABFS, p. 571, "Now Our Meeting's Over" (1 text, 1 tune)
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)
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