Sung by: Fred High
Recorded in High, AR 8/26/59

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(Mr. High: "Now I'll sing a little of Lazarus and Martha and Mary . . . No, I can't get the tune of it just right quick.")

There was a little family
Who lived in Bethany--
Two sisters and one brother
Composed the family.

They were poor and needy;
Their house was always open.
They appear so good and kind.
Their brother was afflicted
And by diseased confined.

They . . .

Also found in Randolph, Vol. IV, #614, “The Little Family”; Brown, Vol. III, #615, “The Little Family”; Belden, p. 447, “The Little Family.”

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