The Max Hunter Folk Song Collection

My Father's in Heaven, I Want to Go There

Cat. #1079 (MFH #270) - As sung by Ollie Gilbert, Mountain View, Arkansas on May 12, 1970

VERSE 1
My Father's in Heaven I want'a go there
Hally, hally - luia
My Father's in Heaven I want'a go there
Glory, hal-a-luria

VERSE 2
Why don't you go on, your pretty near there
Hally, hally - luria
Why don't you go on, your pretty near there
Glory, hal-a-luria

(Same as above for Mother.)