Note: I've got a brother (sister, mother, etc.) / In the promised land, / I just want to meet him / for to shake his hand. // Not so particular about shaking his hand, / Just want to meet him in the promised land. Alan Lomax has commented that the motif of the Promised Land is one of the great themes of American settlers, both black and white.
About the session: The fourth of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones.
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