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702. Deep River

Deep river, my home is over Jordan,
Deep river, Lord,
I want to cross over into campground.
Oh, don't you want to go to that gospel feast,
That promised land where all is peace?
Oh, deep river, Lord,
I want to cross over into campground.

Text Information
First Line: Deep river, my home is over Jordan
Title: Deep River
Meter: Irregular
Language: English
Publication Date: 2012
Scripture:
Topic: All Souls: November 2nd; Funeral: Sacraments; Eternal Life (4 more...)
Source: Traditional
Tune Information
Name: DEEP RIVER
Arranger: Edyth Ethelynn Woodruff, b.1970
Meter: Irregular
Key: D Major
Source: Negro Spiritual
Copyright: © Edyth Ethelynn Woodruff



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