353. Were You There

1 Were you there when they crucified my Lord?
Were you there when they crucified my Lord?
Oh, sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble.
Were you there when they crucified my Lord?

2 Were you there when they nailed him to the tree?
Were you there when they nailed him to the tree?
Oh, sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble.
Were you there when they nailed him to the tree?

3 Were you there when they pierced him in the side?
Were you there when they pierced him in the side?
Oh, sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble.
Were you there when they pierced him in the side?

4 Were you there when the sun refused to shine?
Were you there when the sun refused to shine?
Oh, sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble.
Were you there when the sun refused to shine?

5 Were you there when they laid him in the tomb?
Were you there when they laid him in the tomb?
Oh, sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble.
Were you there when they laid him in the tomb?

Text Information
First Line: Were you there when they crucified my Lord?
Title: Were You There
Meter: 10 10 14 10
Language: English
Publication Date: 2006
Topic: Holy Week, Three Days; Songs for Children
Source: African American spiritual
Tune Information
Name: WERE YOU THERE
Meter: 10 10 14 10
Key: E♭ Major
Source: African American spiritual
Copyright: Arr. © 1999 Augsburg Fortress



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