“Soon as My Foot Struck Zion”


"Soon as my foot struck Zion, And de lamps all lit on de shore, Bud dis world a long farewell, And de lamps all lit on de shore." "You better walk study [steady?], Jesus a-listenin', Oh, you better walk study, Jesus died... Jesus a-listenin' all day long"


  1. BrownIII 636, "Soon As My Foot Struck Zion" (2 short texts from the same informant)
  2. Roud #11934
  3. BI, Br3636


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1922 (Brown)
Keywords: religious nonballad
Found in: US(SE)