“Cain and Abel (When the Great Day Comes)”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1952 (Brown)
Keywords: religious homicide nonballad clothes
Found in: US(SE)

Description

"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."

Recordings

References

  1. BrownIII 557, "Can and Abel" (1 short text)
  2. Roud #11827
  3. BI, Br3557