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Folk Songs of the American Negro (No. 1)

Editor: Frederick J. Work, B. A.
Publisher: Work Bros. & Hart Co., Nashville, 1907
Language: English
Notes: Numbering is by page number.
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3My sister, have you got your sword and shield?[My sister have you got your sword and shield?]Text
4Some of these mornings bright and fair[Some of these mornings bright and fair]Text
5Never saw such a man before[Never saw such a man before]Text
6'Way down yonder in the graveyard walk[Way down yonder in the graveyard walk]Text
7O Lord, I've done what you told me to do[O Lord, I've done what you told me to do]Text
8O sinner, sinner, you better pray[O sinner, sinner, you better pray]Text
9You say you're aiming for the skies[You say you're aiming for the skies]Text
10I love to shout, I love to sing[I love to shout, I love to sing]Text
11O, steal away and pray[O, steal away and pray]Text
12I've got a home in athat Rock[I've got a home in that Rock]Text
13O, little did I think He was so nigh[O, little did I think He was so nigh]Text
14I'm sometimes up, I'm sometimes down[I'm sometimes up, I'm sometimes down]Text
15No more weeping and awailing[No more weeping and awailing]Text
16I've got a robe, you've got a robe[I've got a robe, you've got a robe]Text
17I've a crown up in the Kingdom[I've a crown up in the Kingdom]Text
18O never, you mind what Satan say[O never you mind what Satan say]Text
19Jesus Christ, He died for me[Jesus Christ, He died for me]Text
20Before I'd stay in hell one day[Before I'd stay in hell one day]Text
21Come on sister, with your ups and downs[Come on sister with your ups and downs]Text
22Got to go to judgment, O, yes![Got to go to judgment, O, yes]Text
23aDon't call the roll, John[Don't call the roll, John]Text
23bWhen you see my coffin come[When you see my coffin come]Text
24The man who loves to serve the Lord[The man who loves to serve the Lord]Text
25O mourner, mournerText
26Ev'ry time I think about Jesus[Ev'ry time I think about Jesus]Text
27I found free grace and dying love[I found free grace and dying love]Text
28Knocks like Jesus[Knocks like Jesus]Text
29It was inch by inch that I sought the Lord[It was inch by inch that I sought the Lord]Text
30aWent to the rocks for to hide my face[Went to the rocks for to hide my face]Text
30bMourner pray, mourner pray[Mourner pray, mourner pray]Text
31Sometimes I feel discouraged[Sometimes I feel discouraged]Text
32Goin' to meet my sister[Goin' to meet my sister]Text
33Virgin Mary had one Son[Virgin Mary had one Son]Text
34This world's a wilderness of woe[This world's a wilderness of woe]Text
35Went to the graveyard the other day[Went to the graveyard the other day]Text
36My Lord calls me[My Lord calls me]Text
37Fire in the east, fire in the west[Fire in the east, fire in the west]Text
38In the valley![In the valley]Text
40Go, tell Mary and Martha[Go, tell Mary and Martha]Text
41Lord, I want to be a Christian[Lord, I want to be a Christian]Text
42Noah sent out a mourning dove[Noah sent out a mourning dove]Text
43Were you there when they crucified my Lord?[Were you there when they crucified my Lord?]Text
44Look over yonder on Jericho's wall[Look over yonder on Jericho's walls]Text
45For I'm goin' to Heav'n above[For I'm goin' to Heav'n above]Text
46I know my robe's goin' to fit me well[I know my robe's goin' to fit me well]Text
47Did ever you see the like before?[Did ever you see the like before?]Text
48I looked over Jordan, and what did I see[I looked over Jordan, and what did I see]Text
49Holy Bible, Holy Bible[Holy Bible, Holy Bible]Text
50Watch that sun, how steady he runs[Watch that sun, how steady he runs]Text
51When I was blind and could not see[When I ws blind and could not see]Text
52O brothers lets go down, let's go down, let's go down[O brothers let's go down, let's go down, let's go down]Text
53Christians, hold up your heads![Christians, hold up your heads]Text
54If religion was a thing that money could buy[If religion was a thing that money could buy]
55I'll take my gospel trumpet[I'll take my gospel trumpet]Text
56How long did it rain? Can any one tell?Text
57I know that my Redeemer lives[I know that my Redeemer lives]Text
58O, I've been to the sea, and I've done been tried[O, I've been to the sea, and I've done been tried]Text
59My Lord's done just what he said[My Lord's done just what he said]Text
60When I get up in Heaven[When I get to Heaven]Text
61O, ain't I glad I've got out the wilderness[O, ain't I glad I've got out the wilderness]Text
62My brother, I remember when I was a sinner lost[My brother, I remember when I was a sinner lost]Text
63Lightning flashes, thunders roll[Lightning flashes, thunder rolls]Text
[This hymnal has not been proofed - data may be incomplete or incorrect]
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