“I Do Wonder Is My Mother on That Train”

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

Description

"I do wonder is my mother on that train (x2). Train is a-comin' roun' de curve, an' she's strainin' ever' nerve, I do wonder...." Sinners are told of the arrival of the train in heaven and told they should behave better.

References

  1. BrownIII 586, "I Do Wonder Is My Mother on That Train" (1 text)
  2. Roud #11902
  3. BI, Br3586