Sung by: The Southernaires of Black
Recorded near Newport, AR
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Chorus: Tell me, who is that (solo)
John the Revelator (group)
Oh, who is (solo)
. . . he spoke about the coming of the fire,
. . . he set . . .
And he . . .
He came on down . . .
They heard the captain say
. . . at the break of day.
He, look it over there and see . . .
They heard about . . .
Praise God, and what do you see . . .
There’s . . .(all solo)
He said . . .
He heard . . . other coming . . .
Praise God, now what do you see?
. . .
. . . is gonna . . . Heaven (?)
The feet is gonna walk before mighty (?).
. . .
. . . up in heaven, heaven is . . .
The dead is gonna rot up in the heat of the sun.
The sun is gonna . . . and gonna . . .
The rock will cry out at the fiery place.
Praise God, what do you mean.
He says . . .
The dumb is gonna talk
The lame is gonna pick up his bed, begin to walk.
Praise God (John?), pick up your bed
. . . fiery bed (pit?)
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