Death came to my house, he didn't stay long

Death came to my house, he didn't stay long

Tune: [Death come to my house, he didn't stay long]
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

Chorus:
Hallelululu, hallelu, O my Lord,
I'm goin't see my friend again, hallelu.

1 Death come to my house, he didn't stay long,
I looked on the bed and my mother was gone,
I'm goin't see my mother again hallelu. [Chorus]

2 Death come to my house, he didn't stay long,
I looked on the bed and my father was gone,
I'm goin't see my father again hallelu. [Chorus]

3 Death come to my house, he didn't stay long,
I looked on the bed and my sister was gone,
I'm goin't see my sister again hallelu. [Chorus]

4 Death come to my house, he didn't stay long,
I looked on the bed and my brother was gone,
I'm goin't see my brother again hallelu. [Chorus]

Source: National Jubilee Melodies #26b

Text Information

First Line: Death came to my house, he didn't stay long
Source: Spiritual
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Hallelululu, hallelu, O my Lord
Copyright: Public Domain

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National Jubilee Melodies #26b

Plantation Melodies and Spiritual Songs. 3d ed. #d19

Plantation Melodies and Spiritual Songs. 3d ed. #d20

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