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."
EARLIEST DATE: 1874 (Dett/Fenner/Rathbun/Cleveland-ReligiousFolkSongsOfTheNegro-HamptonInstitute)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE,So)
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)
cf. "Judgment Day Is Comin'" (theme)
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