The Max Hunter Folk Song Collection

There'll Be No Cabins in the Sky

Cat. #0301 (MFH #634) - As sung by Lula Vaughn, Springfield, Missouri on November 27, 1958

VERSE 1
There's no such thing as a cabin
In th corner of glory land
Sometimes we don't have any choice
But when we think of that home above
Our hearts are made to rejoice

CHORUS:
There'll be no cabins in glory
Where the streets are all paved with gold
There'll be a mansion for you there
And a mansion for Jacob of old
There'll be a mansion for James and John
And Peter as well as Paul
There'll be no cabins in glory land
There'll be a mansion for all

VERSE 2
I don't want to live in a cabin
And I just cannot understand
Why you want to live in a cabin
In th corner of glory land
Th Lord has promised, for you and me
A mansion, way up in th sky
Why should you live in a cabin there
In that glory land on high