Christ Made a Trance (God Made a Trance)

DESCRIPTION: "Christ made a trance one Sunday at noon, He made it with his hand." Alternate opening: "O God's in France all Sunday." The power of Christ, and the dangers of hell, are told; listeners are warned to keep the sabbath and to teach their children well
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 19908 (Leather-FolkLoreOfHerefordshire)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad Jesus carol
FOUND IN: Britain(England(West))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Leather-FolkLoreOfHerefordshire, p. 192, "Christ Made a Trance" (1 text, 2 tunes)
ADDITIONAL: Jon Raven, _The Urban and Industrial Songs of the Black Country and Birmingham_, Broadside, 1977, pp. 163-164, "God Made a Trance" (1 text, 1 tune)

ST Leath192 (Partial)
Roud #2112
cf. "The Moon Shines Bright" (The Bellman's Song)" (lyrics)
NOTES [48 words]: Nearly every word of this is paralleled in "The Moon Shines Bright" and its relatives -- except the first verse. Songs beginning "God/Christ made a trance" go here; those which open with "The Moon Shines Bright" file there. Now if only we could figure out the actual relationship.... - RBW
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File: Leath192

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