DESCRIPTION: "Titty (i.e. Sister) Mary, you know I gwine follow, I gwine follow, gwine follow. Brother William, you know I gwine follow, For to do my Father('s) will. 'Tis well and good I am coming here tonight (x3) For to do my Father('s) will."
EARLIEST DATE: 1867 (Allen/Ware/Garrison-SlaveSongsUnitedStates)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Allen/Ware/Garrison-SlaveSongsUnitedStates, p. 18, "Gwine Follow" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "Buffalo Gals" (partial form)
NOTES [24 words]: Allen/Ware/Garrison-SlaveSongsUnitedStates note that the second part of this is essentially "Buffalo Gals," but the first part is independent. - RBW
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