O Mother, Don't You Weep

For I'm goin' to Heav'n above

Tune: [For I'm goin' to Heav'n above]
Published in 1 hymnal

Representative Text

Refrain:
When I'm gone, when I'm gone,
when I'm gone, gone (when I'm) gone,
O mother, don't you weep when I am gone.

1 For I'm goin' to Heaven above,
Going to the God I love,
O mother, don't you weep when I am gone. [Refrain]

2 O mother, meet me there,
mother, meet me in the air,
O mother, don't you weep when I am gone. [Refrain]

Folk Songs of the American Negro (No. 1), 1907

Text Information

First Line: For I'm goin' to Heav'n above
Title: O Mother, Don't You Weep
Place of Origin: United States
Language: English
Refrain First Line: When I'm gone, when I'm gone

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Text

Folk Songs of the American Negro (No. 1) #45

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