“Noah Built the Ark”


"Noah built his ark and he built it on the ground, the Lord sent a flood and turned it around. The door flew open and the beasts walked in." The story of the Flood, with chorus, "And I cannot stay away, my Lord, And I cannot stay away."


For background on the Noah story, see the notes to "Old Uncle Noah."

This may be related to one of the other Noah songs, but it's short enough that it's hard to tell.. - RBW

Cross references


  1. Thomas-Makin', p. 212, "Noah Built the Ark" (1 text)
  2. BI, ThBa212


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1939 (Thomas)
Found in: US(Ap)