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Oh, ven, carroza

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Oh, ven, carroza,
llévame al celeste hogar.
Oh ven, carroza,
llévame al celeste hogar.

1 De más allá del Jordán yo vi,
llévame al celeste hogar.
Los ángeles que vienen ya por mi,
llévame al celeste hogar. [Estribillo]

2 Si llegas antes que pueda entrar,
llévame al celeste hogar.
Espérame, por que voy a llegar,
llévame al celeste hogar. [Estribillo]

3 La vida a veces va bien, va mal,
llévame al celeste hogar.
mas busco yo mi casa celestial,
llévame al celeste hogar. [Estribillo]

Source: El Himnario Presbiteriano #392

Translator: George Paul Simmonds

Used pseudonyms G Paul S., J. Paul Simon, and J. Pablo Símon  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: De más allá del Jordán yo ví
Title: Oh, ven, carroza
Translator: George Paul Simmonds
Meter: Irregular
Language: Spanish
Refrain First Line: Oh, ven, carroza
Copyright: Tr. © George Paul Simmonds



A pentatonic melody, SWING LOW has the musical structure of "call and response" (solo and chorus) which is common in the rote practices associated with African American spirituals. Use a vocal soloist or a small group of voices for the marked unison segments and have the entire congregation sing the…

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