Mary and Martha

Mary and Martha's just gone 'long

Tune: [Mary and-a Martha's just gone 'long]
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Mary and-a Martha's just gone 'long,
Mary and-a Martha's just gone 'long,
Mary and-a Martha's just gone 'long,
To ring those charming bells.

Refrain:
Crying free grace and dying love,
Free grace and dying love,
Free grace and dying love,
To ring those charming bells.
Oh! way over Jordan,Lord,
Way over Jordan, Lord,
Way over Jordan, Lord,
To ring those charming bells.

2 The preacher and the elder's just gone 'long,
The preacher and the elder's just gone 'long,
The preacher and the elder's just gone 'long,
To ring those charming bells. [Refrain]

3 My father and mother's just gone 'long,
My father and mother's just gone 'long,
My father and mother's just gone 'long,
To ring those charming bells. [Refrain]

4 The Methodists and Baptists' just gone 'long,
The Methodists and Baptists' just gone 'long,
The Methodists and Baptists' just gone 'long,
To ring those charming bells. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Zion #162

Text Information

First Line: Mary and Martha's just gone 'long
Title: Mary and Martha
Source: Traditional
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Free grace and dying love
Copyright: Public Domain

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Songs of Zion #162

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