Deep River

Deep river, my home is over Jordan

Tune: DEEP RIVER
Published in 16 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

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: Hymns of Promise: a large print songbook #134

Text Information

First Line: Deep river, my home is over Jordan
Title: Deep River
Source: African American spiritual
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Don't you want to go
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #1208
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Worship and Rejoice #538

Instances

Instances (1 - 10 of 10)
Text

African American Heritage Hymnal #605

Text

Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #479

Text

Hymns of Promise: a large print songbook #134

Text

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

Text

Lift Every Voice and Sing II: an African American hymnal #8

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #1208

The New National Baptist Hymnal #494

Text

This Far By Faith: an African American resource for worship #174

TextScoreAudioPage Scan

Worship and Rejoice #538

Text

Worship in Song: A Friends Hymnal #186

Include 6 pre-1979 instances
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