“Jilson Setters's Blind Song”


"In sorrow and sadness I'm destined to roam, Distracted and forsaken I wander alone." The singer hears the birds and feels the breezes but cannot see nature or people. He prays God to take him to heaven "where the blind may all see."

Cross references


  1. Thomas-Makin', pp. 181-183, (no title) (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, ThBa181


Author: Jilson Setters (James W. Day)?
Earliest date: 1939 (Thomas)
Found in: US(Ap)