Bow Low, Elder

DESCRIPTION: "Bow low, Elder, Jesus lis-a-ning, Bow low, Elder, Jesus died." "When you see me on my knees, Raise me, Jesus, if-a you please." "When you see my coffin come, Then a-you know my soul's gone home."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1915 (Work-FolkSongOfTheAmericanNegro)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Work-FolkSongOfTheAmericanNegro, p. 74, "Bow Low, Elder" (1 text)
Roud #12068
File: FSAN074

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