“Sweet Heaven (I)”


"I want to go to Heaven and I want to go right; How I long to be there; I want to go to Heaven all dressed in white, How I long..." "Sweet Heaven (x3), Oh, how I long...." About heaven, the contest between the singer and Satan, and other floating themes

Cross references


  1. BrownIII 638, "Sweet Heaven" (1 text, with many floating verses, e.g. the terrapin and the toad, "I run old Satan round the stump")
  2. Roud #11834
  3. BI, Br3638


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1952 (Brown)
Found in: US(SE)