“The Funeral Train”


"The funeral train is coming, I know it's going to slack, For the passengers are all crying and the train is creped in black." "You belong on that funeral train... Oh, sinner, why don't you pray." The singer looks forward to taking the train to heaven


  1. Scarborough-NegroFS, p. 262, "The Funeral Train" (1 text)
  2. BI, ScaNF262


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1925 (Scarborough)
Found in: US