227. We Shall Overcome

1 We shall overcome,
We shall overcome,
We shall overcome some day;
Oh, deep in my heart, I do believe,
We shall overcome some day.

2 We’ll walk hand in hand,
We’ll walk hand in hand,
We’ll walk hand in hand today;
Oh, deep in my heart, I do believe,
We’ll walk hand in hand today.

3 God is on our side,
God is on our side,
God is on our side today;
Oh, deep in my heart, I do believe,
God is on our side today.

4 We are not afraid,
We are not afraid,
We are not afraid today;
Oh, deep in my heart, I do believe,
We are not afraid today.

5 We shall live in peace,
We shall live in peace,
We shall live in peace someday;
Oh, deep in my heart, I do believe,
We shall live in peace some day.

Text Information
First Line: We shall overcome
Title: We Shall Overcome
Original Language: English
Language: English
Publication Date: 1993
Topic: Hymns and Songs: Social Justice
Source: Traditional
Tune Information
Name: [We shall overcome]
Arranger: Carl Haywood (b. 1949)
Key: C Major
Source: Negro Spiritual
Copyright: Arr. from The Haywood Collection of Negro Spiritual, © 1992



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