“Oh Ye Young, Ye Gay, Ye Proud”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1941 (Randolph)
Keywords: religious death
Found in: US(So)

Description

"Oh ye young, ye gay, ye proud, You must die and wear a shroud, Death will rob you of your bloom, He will drag you to the tomb, Then you'll cry I want to be Happy in eternity."

References

  1. Randolph 639, "Oh Ye Young, Ye Gay, Ye Proud" (1 short text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #7564
  3. BI, R639