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Down to the River to Pray

Full Text

1 As I went down to the river to pray,
studyin' about that good ole way
and who shall wear the starry crown,
good Lord, show me the way.
O sisters, let's go down,
let's go down, come on down,
Come on, sisters, let's go down,
down to the river to pray.

2 As I went down to the river to pray,
studyin' about that good ole way
and who shall wear the starry crown,
good Lord, show me the way.
O brothers, let's go down,
let's go down, come on down,
Come on, brothers, let's go down,
down to the river to pray.

3 As I went down to the river to pray,
studyin' about that good ole way
and who shall wear the starry crown,
good Lord, show me the way.
O fathers, let's go down,
let's go down, come on down,
Come on, fathers, let's go down,
down to the river to pray.

4 As I went down to the river to pray,
studyin' about that good ole way
and who shall wear the starry crown,
good Lord, show me the way.
O mothers, let's go down,
let's go down, come on down,
Come on, mothers, let's go down,
down to the river to pray.

5 As I went down to the river to pray,
studyin' about that good ole way
and who shall wear the starry crown,
good Lord, show me the way.
O sinners, let's go down,
let's go down, come on down,
Come on, sinners, let's go down,
down to the river to pray.



Source: Worship and Song #3164

Text Information

First Line: As I went down to the river to pray
Title: Down to the River to Pray
Source: American Folk Song
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Hymns of Promise: a large print songbook #130
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