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Couldn't hear nobody pray

In de valley, Couldn't hear nobody pray

Tune: [I couldn't hear nobody pray]
Published in 5 hymnals

Full Text

O, I couldn’t hear nobody pray,
O Lord, I couldn’t hear nobody pray.
O, way down yonder by myself,
And I couldn’t hear nobody pray.

1 In de valley,
Couldn’t hear nobody pray,
On ma knees,
Couldn’t hear nobody pray,
Wid ma burden,
Couldn’t hear nobody pray,
An’ ma Savior.
Couldn’t hear nobody pray,
O ma Lord, [Refrain]

2 Chilly waters,
Couldn’t hear nobody pray,
In de Jerden,
Couldn’t hear nobody pray,
Crossin’ over,
Couldn’t hear nobody pray,
Into Canaan.
Couldn’t hear nobody pray, [Refrain]

3 Hallelujah!
Couldn’t hear nobody pray,
Troubles over
Couldn’t hear nobody pray,
In de kingdom,
Couldn’t hear nobody pray,
Wid my Jesus.
Couldn’t hear nobody pray, [Refrain]

Source: African American Heritage Hymnal #487

Text Information

First Line: In de valley, Couldn't hear nobody pray
Title: Couldn't hear nobody pray
Source: Traditional
Refrain First Line: O, I couldn't hear nobody pray



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
African American Heritage Hymnal #487Text
Lift Every Voice and Sing II: an African American hymnal #171TextPage Scan
Include 3 pre-1979 instances