Blood Signed My Name
DESCRIPTION: "((In the wilderness) (x2) And the blood put a mark on me) (x3) O Lord, the blood put a mark on me." In that pattern, "On the forehead...." "In Canaan...." "In Galilee...." Also, "And the blood...signed my name... O Lord, the blood signed my name"
EARLIEST DATE: 1931 (Hutson/Pinckney/Rutledge-SomeSongsTheNegroSang)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Hutson/Pinckney/Rutledge-SomeSongsTheNegroSang, pp. 266-267, "Blood Done Sign My Name" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES [18 words]: The description follows Hutson/Pinckney/Rutledge-SomeSongsTheNegroSang but I do not repeat the dialect. - BS
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