“In the Morning by the Bright Light”


"I'se gwine away by the light of the moon, Want all the children to follow me, I hope I'll meet you darkies soon, Oh, hally, hally hallelujah!..." Chorus: "In the morning, morning by the bright light Hear Gabriel blow his trumpet in the morning."


  1. Randolph 304, "In the Morning by the Bright Light" (1 text)
  2. BrownIII 569, "Going to Heaven by the Light of the Moon" (1 fragment)
  3. Roud #7776
  4. BI, R304


Author: James Bland
Earliest date: 1892
Keywords: religious
Found in: US(SE,So)