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Deep River

Representative Text

Deep river, my home is over Jordan,
Deep river, Lord,
I want to cross over into campground.
Oh, don't you want to go to that gospel feast,
That promised land where all is peace?
Oh, deep river, Lord,
I want to cross over into campground.

Source: One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism: an African American ecumenical hymnal #626

Text Information

First Line: Deep river, my home is over Jordan
Title: Deep River
Source: African American spiritual; African American spiritual
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Deep river, my home is over Jordan
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #1208
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Worship and Rejoice #538


Instances (1 - 15 of 15)

A Teaching Hymnal #158


African American Heritage Hymnal #605


Hymns for a Pilgrim People #479


Hymns of Promise #134


Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #702


Lift Every Voice and Sing II #8


One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism #626


Songs of Zion #115

The Christian Life Hymnal #555


The Cyber Hymnal #1208

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The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #491


This Far By Faith #174


Total Praise #604

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Worship and Rejoice #538


Worship in Song #186

Include 8 pre-1979 instances
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