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I Went Down in the Valley

O brothers lets go down, let's go down, let's go down

Tune: [O brothers let's go down, let's go down, let's go down]
Published in 1 hymnal

Full Text

1 O brothers, let's go down, let's go down, let's go down,
O brothers, let's go down, down in the valley to pray.

Refrain:
As I went down in the valley to pray,
Studying about that good old way.
O who shall wear the starry crown,
Good Lord, show me the way,
As I went down in the valley to pray,
Studying about that good old way.
O who shall wear the starry crown,
Good Lord, show me the way.

2 O sisters, let's go down, let's go down, let's go down,
O sisters, let's go down, down in the valley to pray. [Refrain]

3 O children, let's go down, let's go down, let's go down,
O children, let's go down, down in the valley to pray. [Refrain]

4 O preachers, let's go down, let's go down, let's go down,
O preachers, let's go down, down in the valley to pray. [Refrain]

5 By-an'-by, we'll all go down, all go down, all go down,
By-an'-by we'll all go down, down in the valley to pray. [Refrain]

Folk Songs of the American Negro (No. 1), 1907

Text Information

First Line: O brothers lets go down, let's go down, let's go down
Title: I Went Down in the Valley
Language: English
Refrain First Line: As I went down in the valley to pray



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