“Cain and Abel (When the Great Day Comes)”
Earliest date: 1952 (Brown)
Found in: US(SE)
"Well, the Good Book says that Cain killed Abel, Yes, Abel, That he hit him in the head with the leg of a table." In the lion's den, Daniel tells the "cullud men" to get their white robes. "Oh, Lord, I'se ready, I'll be ready when the great day comes."
- Cotton Belt Quartet, "We'll Be Ready When the Great Day Comes" (Vocalion 15263, 1926) [tentative identification; I have not heard the record - PJS]
- BrownIII 557, "Can and Abel" (1 short text)
- Roud #11827
- BI, Br3557