Is Down to the River to Pray a Christian song?
Who Wrote Down to the River to Pray?
It is attributed to George H. Allan in the Slave Songbook of 1867, and Alison Krauss popularized it in the 2000 film, O Brother, Where Art Thou?Feb 26, 2014
What does it mean to walk by the river?
"walking by the river" means "walking nearby or next to" the river- here, 'by' is being used to indicate relative location.
What does going down to the river mean?
The Answer Isn't Pretty : Code Switch Being "sold down the river" means you've been betrayed. It used to mean something far worse. NPR's Code Switch traces the history of the phrase and spells out its original meaning in the first half of the 19th century.Jan 27, 2014