I Am Going to Join In This Army
DESCRIPTION: Chorus: "I am going to join in this army of my Lord, I am going to join in this army." Verses: "Takes a humble soul to join." "All Christians can join." "Preacher, help us to join."
EARLIEST DATE: 1901 (Dett/Fenner/Rathbun/Cleveland-ReligiousFolkSongsOfTheNegro-HamptonInstitute)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Dett/Fenner/Rathbun/Cleveland-ReligiousFolkSongsOfTheNegro-HamptonInstitute, p. 120, "I Am Goin' to Join in This Army" (1 text, 1 tune; p. 128 in the 1901 edition)
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