“Come All You Friends and Neighbors”


"Come all you friends and neighbours, For you know that you are born to die, Come view my situation As helpless here I lie." The singer, in a "weakened condition," asks "never let me seek in vain." He hopes to be where "consumption And fever is no more."

Cross references


  1. BrownIII 561, "Come All You Friends and Neighbors" (1 short text)
  2. Roud #11884
  3. BI, Br3561


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1952 (Brown)
Keywords: death religious disease
Found in: US(SE)