144. Were You There

1 Were you there when they crucified my Lord? (Were you there?)
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? (Were you there?)

2 Were you there when they nailed him to the tree? (Were you there?)
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? (Were you there?)

3 Were you there when the sun refused to shine? (Were you there?)
Were you there when the sun refused to shine?
Oh!
Sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble.
Were you there when the sun refused to shine? (Were you there?)

4 Were you there when they pierced him in the side? (Were you there?)
Were you there when they pierced him in the side?
Oh!
Sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble.
Were you there when they pierced him in the side? (Were you there?)

5 Were you there when they laid him in the tomb? (Were you there?)
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? (Were you there?)

Text Information
First Line: Were you there when they crucified my Lord?
Title: Were You There
Publication Date: 1996
Meter: Irregular
Topic: Choruses and Refrains; Concern; Jesus Christ: Cross (10 more...)
Source: African-American spiritual
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: WERE YOU THERE
Arranger: Melva Wilson Costen (1987)
Meter: Irregular
Key: E♭ Major
Source: African-American spiritual
Copyright: Arrangement copyright © 1990 Melva Wilson Costen



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