“I'm On My Way”


"I'm on my way, and I won't turn back! I'm on my way, great God, I'm on my way." "I'm on my way to Canaan's land." "I ask my sister to go with me." "If she says no, I'll go alone." "I ask my boss to let me go." "If he says no, I'll go anyhow."


  • Carter Family, "On My Way to Canaan's Land" (Bluebird B-8167, 1939)
  • Pete Seeger, "I'm On My Way" (on PeteSeeger04) (on PeteSeeger15) (on PeteSeeger26); "I'm On My Way to Canaan's Land" (on PeteSeeger44)


  1. Greenway-AFP, p. 100, "I'm On My Way" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Silber-FSWB, p. 302, "I'm On My Way" (1 text)
  3. BI, Grnw100


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1939 (recording, Carter Family)
Keywords: religious travel
Found in: US