Long Way to Travel

"Long Way to Travel" is part of the John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip collection at the Library of Congress. See transcript.

LYRICS

We got a long way to travel
Children we got a long way to travel, Lord
Children we got a long way to travel

Well I just want to make it in the kingdom
Well I just want to make it in the kingdom, Lord
Well I just want to make it in the kingdom

Children I got a long way to travel
Children I got a long way to travel, Lord
Children I got a long way to travel

Well I just want to make it over yonder
Well I just want to make it over yonder, Lord
Well I just want to make it over yonder

Well I got on my travelin’ shoes
Well I got on my travelin’ shoes, Lord
Well I got on my travelin’ shoes