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FOLK SONG OF THE AMERICAN NEGRO.
SONGS OF DETERMINATION.
"Oh, Yes, I'm Going Up."
Chorus
Oh, yes, I'm going up, going up,
Going all the way, Lord. Going up, going up,
To see the heavenly land.-
1.   I'm going up to heaven for to see my robe,
See the heavenly land. Going to see my robe and try it on,
See the heavenly land. It's brighter than the glittering sun,
See the heavenly land. Oh, saints and sinners will-a-you go,
See the heavenly land.
Chorus Oh, yes, I'm going up, etc.
2.   I tell you what I like-a-the best,
See the heavenly land. It is them shouting Methodist,
See the heavenly land. They shout so loud that the Devil looks,
See the heavenly land. And he gets away with his cloven foot,
See the heavenly land.
Chorus Oh, yes, I'm going up, etc.
"Keep-a-Inching Along.
Chorus Keep-a-inching along, Keep-a-inching along, Jesus will come by and by, Keep-a-inching along, like a poor inch worm, Jesus will come by and by.








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