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151. Go, Tell It on the Mountain

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[Refrain:]
Go, tell it on the mountain,
over the hills and everywhere;
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 manger
the humble Christ was born,
and God sent us salvation
that blessed Christmas morn. (Refrain)

Text Information
First Line: While shepherd kept their watching
Title: Go, Tell It on the Mountain
Author: John W. Work (1907)
Publication Date: 1990
Meter: Irregular
Scripture: Isaiah 52:7; Matthew 28:19; Luke 2:8-20; Luke 2:17
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Go, tell it on the mountain
Tune Information
Name: GO TELL IT
Arranger: Donald P. Hustad (1989)
Meter: Irregular
Key: F Major
Source: Afro-American spiritual
Copyright: Music © 1990 Hope Publishing Company



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