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Soon-A Will Be Done

No more weeping and awailing

Tune: [No more weeping and awailing]
Published in 6 hymnals

Representative Text

Refrain:
Soon-a will be done-a with the troubles of the world,
Troubles of the world,
The troubles of the world.
Soon-a will be done-a with the troubles of the world.
Goin' home to live with God.

1 No more weeping and a-wailing,
No more weeping and a-wailing,
No more weeping and a-wailing,
I'm goin' to live with God. [Refrain]

2 I want to meet my mother,
I want to meet my mother,
I want to meet my mother,
I'm goin' to live with God. [Refrain]

3 I want to meet my Jesus,
I want to meet my Jesus,
I want to meet my Jesus,
I'm goin' to live with God. [Refrain]

Source: Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #703

Text Information

First Line: No more weeping and awailing
Title: Soon-A Will Be Done
Meter: 888 6 with refain
Source: Traditional
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Soon-a will be done-a with the troubles of the world
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
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African American Heritage Hymnal #587

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Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #703

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Songs of Zion #158

The New National Baptist Hymnal #492

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The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #492

Include 1 pre-1979 instance
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