Odetta - God's Gonna Cut You Down


Odetta
Song Name: God's Gonna Cut You Down
By: Odetta
Song Local Name: Not available
Album: Odetta Sings Ballads and Blues (1956)
Link to buy: iTunes
Genre: folk music of United States of America , American folk music , traditional folk song , blues , gospel , religious , vocal
Date Added: 29 Oct 2017
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God's Gonna Cut You Down by Odetta is part of folk music tradition in/by United States of America. Folk Music of United States of America is traditionally brother to some other region(s) in the world. If you want to listen to song(s) in the same genre or with the same root with God's Gonna Cut You Down (or folk music of United States of America), other than checking United States of America you can also check music of Africa, Ireland, Canada, Australia. From the top menu, first choose the desired region and then find the link from the map or country list.

"God's Gonna Cut You Down", also known as "Run On" and "Run On for a Long Time", is a traditional folk song which has been recorded by numerous artists representing a variety of genres. The lyrics are a warning to sinners that no matter how hard they try, they will not avoid God's judgment.

It's been performed by Odetta on the album Odetta Sings Ballads and Blues (1956). American singer and civil rights activist Odetta recorded her version of the song in the style of a 19th-century revival meeting preaching hymn.

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