Note: Text: Oh, good bye, sinner, I'm going away to leave you. ... / I've got to go to judgement and you can't go with me … // Can't you hear the bell toning? / Somebody's at the graveyard …// The children came a screaming, / My mother is dead, Lord … // O the preacher kept a preaching / On somebody's funeral … // Oh, the hammer keep a-ringing / On somebody's coffin …// What's the matter Mary? / My baby is dead, Lord … // Mary come a-screaming / To the Roman cross, Lord …// What's the matter Mary? / Oh, Jesus is dying …
About the session: The fourth of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones.
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