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Thread #97553   Message #1920935
Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
28-Dec-06 - 08:32 PM
Thread Name: Religious Train & Chariot Songs
Subject: Lyr Add: THAT SAME TRAIN
Lyr. Add: THAT SAME TRAIN

1.
That same train that a-carried my mother, (3x)
That same train will be back tomorrow.
2.
That same train that a-carried my sister, (3x)
That same train will be back tomorrow.
3.
That same train that a-carried my brother (3x)
That same train will be back tomorrow.
4.
That same train that a-carried my preacher, (3x)
That same train will be back tomorrow.

Coll. by Miss Julia Stokes, Atlanta, GA; pub. in Mellinger E. Henry, Negro Songs from Georgia, JAFL 1931, vol. 44, no. 174, p. 437-447 (438-9).
Mellinger compares a verse from Scarborough, posted with song, next.