NOTE: Here are the words to a section of a choral suite I’ve been working on. It’s about an episode from my distant family history—a tortured soul who tortured others.She died circa 1915, and from her came some who loved and some who hated.
Hers, the suffering soul Passed it on, don’t you know, As do so many souls Who break the Golden Rule.
Please help me restore this early American folk song that passed down through my family!
This catchy song is so obscure that there is nothing to be discovered about it from an Internet search. I’m a choral composer and conductor and I want to set this song for my community choir, to be accompanied by a Bluegrass band. I’ve got a lot of it done already, but I’m missing the second section of the song, and only remember two of the words to it.