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Parents Gone

Representative Text

1 If you could see me now, Parents Gone, Parents Gone
If you could see me now, Parents Gone
Would you know whom you see?
Would you be proud of me?
If you could see me now, Parents Gone, Parents Gone
If you could see me now, Parents Gone

2 If you could hear me now, Parents Gone, Parents Gone
If you could hear me now, Parents Gone
Would you reject my song?
Or would you sing along?
If you could hear me now, Parents Gone, Parents Gone
If you could hear me now, Parents Gone

3 If you could hold me now, Parents Gone, Parents Gone
If you could hold me now, Parents Gone
My love would overflow
I never would let go
If you could hold me now, Parents Gone, Parents Gone
If you could hold me now, Parents Gone.


Source: Secular Hymnal: 144 hymn tunes made inclusive for all #76

Author: Secretary Michael

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Text Information

First Line: If you could see me now, Parents Gone, Parents Gone
Title: Parents Gone
Author: Secretary Michael
Language: English
Publication Date: 2015
Notes: (traditional hymn: "What Wondrous Love Is This")
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

WONDROUS LOVE (Southern Harmony)

WONDROUS LOVE was first set to this text in William Walker's (PsH 44) second edition of Southern Harmony (1840). Publication of the hymn in B. F. White's The Sacred Harp (1844) further promoted the combination of text and tune. The meter of "What Wondrous Love" derives from an old English ballad abo…

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