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I Stood on de Ribber ob Jerdon

I stood on the river of Jordan

Tune: [I stood on the river of Jordan]
Published in 1 hymnal

Representative Text

1 I stood on de ribber ob Jerdon,
to see dat ship come sailin' ober;
stood on de ribber ob Jerdon,
to see dat ship sail by.

Refrain:
O moaner, don' ya weep,
when ya see dat ship come sailin' ober,
Shout "Glory Hallelujah!"
When ya see dat ship sail by.

2 O sister, ya bettuh be ready
To see dat ship come sailin' ober;
Brother, ya bettuh be ready
To see dat ship sail by. [Refrain]

3 O preacher, ya bettuh be ready
To see dat ship come sailin' ober;
Deacon, ya bettuh be ready
To see dat ship sail by. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Zion #149

Text Information

First Line: I stood on the river of Jordan
Title: I Stood on de Ribber ob Jerdon
Source: Traditional
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Songs of Zion #149

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