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533. We Shall Overcome

1 We shall overcome, we shall overcome,
we shall overcome someday!
Oh, deep in my heart I do believe
we shall overcome someday!

2 We'll walk hand in hand.

3 We shall all be free.

4 We shall live in peace.

5 The Lord will see us through.

Text Information
First Line: We shall overcome
Title: We Shall Overcome
Publication Date: 1989
Meter: Irr.
Topic: Sanctifiying and Perfecting Grace: Strength in Triublation; Courage; Freedom and Liberation (2 more...)
Source: Afro-American spiritual
Language: English
Tune Information
Adapter: William Farley Smith (1986)
Meter: Irr.
Key: C Major
Source: Afro-American spiritual
Copyright: Adapt. © 1989 United Methodist Publishing House

Audio recording: Sample
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