Two traditional African-American folk songs that flow seamlessly together. Key of Em (one sharp), lyrics and chords included.
“Motherless Child” (often called “Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child”) is a classic African
American Spiritual dating from the time of the Civil War.
“Wayfaring Stranger” originated in the Southern Appalachian Mountains, around the time of the Revolutionary War. It moved west with the settlers and, by the War of 1812, was widely sung throughout the south. It also has alternate titles: “I Am A Poor Wayfaring Stranger” or “Poor Wayfaring Stranger.” INTERMEDIATE, ALL HARPS.
Table of Contents:
Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child, Poor Wayfaring Stranger