Peter, go ring dem bells

I wonder where my mother is gone

Tune: [I wonder where my mother is gone]
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

Refrain:
Oh, Peter, go ring them bells,
Peter, go ring them bells,
Peter, go ring them bells,
I heard from heaven today.
I heard from heaven today,
I heard from heaven today,
I thank God, and I thank you, too.
I heard from heaven today.

1 I wonder where my mother is gone,
I wonder where my mother is gone,
I wonder where my mother is gone,
I heard from heaven today. [Refrain]

2 I wonder where sister Mary's gone -
I wonder where sister Mary's gone -
I wonder where sister Mary's gone -
I heard from heaven today;
Oh, Peter, go ring them bells,
Peter, go ring them bells,
Peter, go ring them bells,
I heard from heaven today.
I heard from heaven today,
I heard from heaven today,
It's good news, and I thank you, too.
I heard from heaven today.

3 I wonder where sister Martha's gone -
I wonder where sister Martha's gone -
I wonder where sister Martha's gone -
I heard from heaven today;
Oh, Peter, go ring them bells,
Peter, go ring them bells,
Peter, go ring them bells,
I heard from heaven today.
I heard from heaven today,
I heard from heaven today,
It's good news, and I thank you, too.
I heard from heaven today.

4 I wonder where brother Moses is gone -
I wonder where brother Moses is gone -
I wonder where brother Moses is gone -
I heard from heaven today;
Oh, Peter, go ring them bells,
Peter, go ring them bells,
Peter, go ring them bells,
I heard from heaven today.
I heard from heaven today,
I heard from heaven today,
He's gone where Elijah has gone,
I heard from heaven today.

5 I wonder where brother Daniel's gone -
I wonder where brother Daniel's gone -
I wonder where brother Daniel's gone -
I heard from heaven today;
Oh, Peter, go ring them bells,
Peter, go ring them bells,
Peter, go ring them bells,
I heard from heaven today.
I heard from heaven today,
I heard from heaven today,
He's gone where Elijah has gone,
I heard from heaven today.



Source: Songs of Zion #97

Text Information

First Line: I wonder where my mother is gone
Title: Peter, go ring dem bells
Source: Traditional
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O, Peter, go ring dem bells
Copyright: Public Domain

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Songs of Zion #97

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