Ain't That Good News

Representative Text

1 I got a crown up in-a that kingdom,
Ain't-a that good news!
I got a crown up in-a that kingdom,
Ain't-a that good news!
I'm-a gonna lay down this world,
gonna to shoulder up-a my cross.
Gonna to take it home-a to my Jesus,
Ain't-a that good news!

2 I got a robe up in-a that kingdom,
Ain't-a that good news!
I got a robe up in-a that kingdom,
Ain't-a that good news!
I'm-a gonna lay down this world,
gonna to shoulder up-a my cross.
Gonna to take it home-a to my Jesus,
Ain't-a that good news!

3 I got a Savior in-a that kingdom,
Ain't-a that good news!
I got a Savior in-a that kingdom,
Ain't-a that good news!
I'm-a gonna lay down this world,
gonna to shoulder up-a my cross.
Gonna to take it home-a to my Jesus,
Ain't-a that good news!

Source: Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #707

Text Information

First Line: I've a crown up in the Kingdom
Title: Ain't That Good News
Meter: 10.5.10.5.16.10.5
Source: Negro Spiritual
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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African American Heritage Hymnal #592

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Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #468

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Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #707

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Lift Every Voice and Sing II: an African American hymnal #180

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