“Gabriel's Trumpet (Baptist Numbered in God)”


"Baptist, Baptist is my name, I hope to live and die the same, Oh Baptist numbered in God." "Gabriel's trumpet is the voice of God, to wake up the members in the old Church Yard." The singer regrets his (sister's) death and looks forward to the afterlife


  1. MWheeler, pp. 71-72, "Gabriel's Trumpet" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BrownIII 555, "Baptist, Baptist Is My Name" (1 fragment)
  3. Roud #11881 and 10022
  4. BI, MWhee071


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1944 (Wheeler)
Keywords: religious nonballad
Found in: US(SE)