I look out into the Yonder And I don't know where I go -- So I cry, Lord! Lord! Yours is the only name I know. Some folks might say Your ear is deaf To one who never called before. Some folks might say You'll scorn me Since I never sought Your door. Yet I cry, Lord! Lord! Lord, that is Your name? I never knew You, Never called You. Still I call You now. I'm game.
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- by (James Mercer) Langston Hughes (1902 - 1967), "Last call", first published <<1957 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Frank W. Brazinski (b. 1932), "Last call" [ tenor or baritone, unaccompanied ], from Names in Uphill Letters [sung text not yet checked]
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