“Been in the Storm So Long”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: before 1960 (recording, Paul Robeson); referred to in Marsh's Story of the Jubilee Singers (1901)
Keywords: loneliness floatingverses nonballad religious
Found in: US(SE)

Description

"I been in the storm so long...Oh Lord, give me more time to pray" "This is a needy time..." "I am a motherless child..." "Lord, I need you now..."

Recordings

References

  1. Roud #15325
  2. BI, RcBITSWL