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FOLK BONG OF THE AMERICAN NEGRO.
"Mighty Rocky Road."
1.   It's a mighty rocky road,
Most done traveling, Mighty rocky road,
Most done traveling, Mighty rocky road,
Most done traveling, Bound to carry my soul to the Lord.
Chorus
I'm bound to carry my soul to Jesus, Bound to carry my soul to the Lord,
I'm bound to carry my soul to Jesus, Bound to carry my soul to the Lord.
2.   My sister's on the road,
Most done traveling, Sister's on the road,
Most done traveling, Sister's on the road,
Most done traveling, Bound to carry my soul to the Lord.
Chorus I'm bound to carry my soul to Jesus, etc.
"By and By."
Chorus
Oh, by and by, by and by,
I'm a-going to lay down my heavy load.
1.   I know my robe's going to fit a-me, well.
I'm a-going to lay down my heavy load; I tried it on at the gates of hell,
I'm a-going to lay down my heavy load.
Chorus Oh, by and by, by and by, etc.
2.   Oh, some-a these mornings bright and fair,
I'm a-going to lay down my heavy load; Going to take-a my wings and cleave the air, I'm a-going to lay down my heavy load.
Chorus Oh, by and by, by and by, etc.








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