“Oh Death (III)”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1939 (Thomas)
Keywords: death religious nonballad floatingverses
Found in: US(Ap)

Description

Known mostly by the chorus, "(Oh death/Lord), Spare me over till another year." Despite the worries about dying, the singer praises the afterlife; God or Jesus or someone will has "made for me a home in heaven," etc.

Notes

Although this shares lyrics with "Conversation with Death (Oh Death)," the feeling is very different. - RBW

Cross references

References

  1. Thomas-Makin', pp. 201-203, (no title) (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. DT, OHDEATH*
  3. BI, ThBa201