“Keep Your Hand upon the Chariot”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1925 (Scarborough)
Keywords: religious train nonballad clergy
Found in: US(SE)


"Oh, you better run (x3), 'for the train done gone, Oh, keep your hand upon the chariot And your eyes upon the prize." "For the preacher's comin' an' he preach so bold, For her preach salvation from out of his soul, Oh, keep your hand upon the chariot"

Cross references


  1. Scarborough-NegroFS, p. 256, "Keep Yore Hand upon the Chariot" (1 text)
  2. BI, ScNF256A