52. Go Tell It on the Mountain

Refrain:
Go tell it on the mountain,
over the hills and ev'rywhere;
go tell it on the mountain
that Jesus Christ is born!

1 While shepherds kept their watching
o’er silent flocks by night,
behold, throughout the heavens
there shone a holy light. [Refrain]

2 The shepherds feared and trembled
when, lo, above the earth
rang out the angel chorus
that hailed our Savior‘s birth. [Refrain]

3 Down in a lowly stable
the humble Christ was born;
and God sent us salvation
that blessed Christmas morn. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: While shepherds kept their watching
Title: Go Tell It on the Mountain
Author: John W. Work Jr., 1871-1925
Publication Date: 1999
Scripture: Luke 2:8-20
Topic: Christmas; Songs for Children; Witness
Source: African American spiritual, refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Go tell it on the mountain
Tune Information
Name: GO TELL IT
Key: G Major or modal
Source: African American spiritual



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