I Thought I Saw My Brother
DESCRIPTION: Chorus: "It fit him very well (x2), He put on a starry crown, And it fit him very well." Verses: "I thought I saw my brother When he entered the bright kingdom." "Swing me chariot swing me All my trials with me."
EARLIEST DATE: 1893 (Edwards-BahamaSongsAndStories)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious
FOUND IN: West Indies(Bahamas)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Edwards-BahamaSongsAndStories 14, "I Tho't I Saw My Brothe'" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES [32 words]: The description is based on the Edwards-BahamaSongsAndStories text. The first two lines of each verse are followed by two tag lines: "Put on the long white robe And it fit him very well." - BS
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