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FOLK SONG OF THE AMERICAN NEGRO.
Chorus Oh, nobody knows the trouble I see, etc.
2. If you get there before I do, Oh, yes, Lord.
Tell all-a-my friends I'm coming, too, Oh, yes, Lord.
Chorus Oh, nobody knows the trouble I see, etc.
"Don't You Grieve for Me."
1.   My sister's took her flight,
And gone home, And the angel's waiting at the door; My sister's took her flight,
And gone home, And the angel's waiting at the door.
Chorus Tell all-a-my Father's children,
Don't you grieve for me; Tell all-a-my Father's children,
Don't you grieve for me.
2.   She has taken up her crown,
And gone home, And the angel's waiting at the door; She has taken up her crown,
And gone home, And the angel's waiting at the door.
Chorus Tell all-a-my Father's children, etc.
"Oh, Rocks Don't Fall on Me."
Chorus Oh, rocks don't fall on me, Oh, rocks don't fall on me, Oh, rocks don't fall on me, Rocks and mountains don't fall on me.








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