With Bible lyric lines from the Book of Judges 13-16; popular 19th century negro spiritual. Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia. Reissued on Document cd Preachers And Congregations Vol. 7.
Rev. J.M. Gates [as Samson And The Woman]
Mrs. L.C. Gatlan [as Delilah]
Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet [as Sampson and one year later as If I Had My Way]
Rev. Gary Davis [and in '60 as Samson & Delilah (claimed he dreamed these lyrics)]
Peter, Paul & Mary [as Samson & Delilah on their debut album; Rev. Gary Davis bought himself a house with the royalties]
Grateful Dead [as Samson & Delilah]
Greg Brown [as Samson]
Bruce Springsteen [as Samson & Delilah]
Rory Block [as Samson & Delilah]
Variation on gospel My Soul Is A Witness, first recorded by the Fisk University Jubilee Singers in 1911, the Paramount Jubilee Singers in '23 and Arizona Dranes in '26.