The University of Texas at Austin
Negro Religious Meeting; "A Few More Years"
Identifier: e_utfc_0096
Title: Negro Religious Meeting; "A Few More Years"
Description: Song of "Unity" type, woman's voice leads, with responses by rest of group (four or five other voices), no accompaniment. Full text: "A few more years shall roll, a few more seasons come. We shall be with those at rest, asleeping in the tomb. And, oh, my Lord, prepare my soul for that great day; oh, wash me in thy precious blood, and take my sins away." Sung by Sister Alexander, age 68. Recorded at the home of Sister Maggie Cambric, during a meeting at Cambric's house, a sort of informal religious service.
City: Austin
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: undated
Creator: Alexander, Sister (song leader)
Contributor: Faulk, John Henry, Jr. (field recorder)
Source: UT Folklore Center Archives
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: 2X5a
Format: Audiotape (open reel)
Size: 7 in.
Duration: 2 minutes, 56 seconds