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When the General Roll is Called

Goin' to meet my sister

Tune: [Goin' to meet my sister]
Published in 2 hymnals

Full Text

Refrain:
I'll be there in the morning,
I'll be there in the morning,
I'll be there in the morning,
When the general roll is called,
yes, I'll be there,
When the general roll is called,
yes, I'll be there.

1 Goin' to meet my sister,
I'll be there,
Goin' to meet my sister,
I'll be there. [Refrain]

2 Goin' to shout all over Glory,
I'll be there,
Goin' to shout all over Glory,
I'll be there. [Refrain]

3 Goin' to sing with the angels,
I'll be there,
Goin' to sing with the angels,
I'll be there. [Refrain]

4 Goin' to put on golden slippers,
I'll be there,
Goin' to put on golden slippers,
I'll be there. [Refrain]

5 Goin' to play my golden harp,
I'll be there,
Goin' to play my golden harp,
I'll be there. [Refrain]

6 Goin' to sing my new song,
I'll be there
Goin' to sing my new song,
I'll be there. [Refrain]

7 Goin' to see my Master Jesus,
I'll be there,
Goin' to see my Master Jesus.
I'll be there.

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

Text Information

First Line: Goin' to meet my sister
Title: When the General Roll is Called
Place of Origin: United States
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I'll be there in the morning

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