Judgment Day is Rolling Around

DESCRIPTION: "Got a good old mother in the heaven, my Lord, how I long to go there too (x2)." "King Jesus a-settin' in the heaven, my Lord." "Big camp meetin' in the heaven, my Lord." Chorus: "Judgment, judgment, judgment day is rollin' around... How I long to go."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1874 (Dett/Fenner/Rathbun/Cleveland-ReligiousFolkSongsOfTheNegro-HamptonInstitute)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Dett/Fenner/Rathbun/Cleveland-ReligiousFolkSongsOfTheNegro-HamptonInstitute, pp. 158-159, "Judgment (Judgment Day Is a-Rollin' Around)" (1 text, 1 tune; pp. 206-207 in the 1874 edition)
Randolph 598, "Judgment Day is Rolling Around" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #7551
cf. "Judgment Day Is Comin'" (theme)
File: R598

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