The Max Hunter Folk Song Collection

Shake Hands With Mother Again

Cat. #1461 (MFH #613) - As sung by Henry Crawford Jr., Preston, Missouri on August 28, 1972

VERSE 1
If I could be livin' when Jesus comes
An' to know th day an' the hour
I'd like to be standin' at Mother's foot
When Jesus comes in His power

CHORUS:
Would be a wonderful happy day
Up there on th golden strand
Where I could hear Jesus, my Saviour say
Shake hands with Mother again

VERSE 2
I'd like to say Mother, this is your boy
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I can hear Mother, it gives great joy
To see her --- --- --- ---

VERSE 3
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An' be with my loved ones up there
----- --- --- see Jesus, upon His thone
In that bright city, so fair

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