167. 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 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?

4 Were you there when God raised him from the tomb?
Were you there when God raised him from the tomb?
Oh, sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble.
Were you there when God raised him from 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: 1995
Topic: Singing God's Story: Lent / Suffering and Death of Christ; African-American
Source: African-American spiritual
Tune Information
Name: WERE YOU THERE
Meter: 10 10 14 10
Key: E♭ Major
Source: African-American spiritual



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