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Camp-meeting

O walk together, children

Tune: [Oh, walk together, children]
Published in 6 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Oh, walk together, children,
Don't you get weary,
Walk together, children,
Don't you get weary,
Walk together, children.
Don't you get weary,
There's a great camp-meeting in the Promised Land.
Going to mourn and never tire,
Mourn and never tire,
Mourn and never tire,
There's a great camp-meeting in the Promised Land.

2 Oh, talk together, children,
Don't you get weary,
Talk together, children,
Don't you get weary,
Talk together, children.
Don't you get weary,
There's a great camp-meeting in the Promised Land.
Going to mourn and never tire,
Mourn and never tire,
Mourn and never tire,
There's a great camp-meeting in the Promised Land.

3 Oh, sing together, children,
Don't you get weary,
Sing together, children,
Don't you get weary,
Sing together, children.
Don't you get weary,
There's a great camp-meeting in the Promised Land.
Going to sing and never tire,
Sing and never tire,
Sing and never tire,
There's a great camp-meeting in the Promised Land.

4 Oh, get you ready, children,
Don't you get weary,
Get you ready, children,
Don't you get weary,
Get you ready, children.
Don't you get weary,
There's a great camp-meeting in the Promised Land.
Going to pray and never tire,
Pray and never tire,
Pray and never tire,
There's a great camp-meeting in the Promised Land.

5 For Jesus is a-coming,
Don't you get weary,
For Jesus is a-coming,
Don't you get weary,
For Jesus is a-coming.
Don't you get weary,
There's a great camp-meeting in the Promised Land.
Going to pray and never tire,
Pray and never tire,
Pray and never tire,
There's a great camp-meeting in the Promised Land.

6 Oh, I feel the spirit moving,
Don't you get weary,
Feel the spirit moving,
Don't you get weary,
Feel the spirit moving.
Don't you get weary,
There's a great camp-meeting in the Promised Land.
Going to shout and never tire,
Shout and never tire,
Shout and never tire,
There's a great camp-meeting in the Promised Land.

7 Oh, now I'm getting happy,
Don't you get weary,
Now I'm getting happy,
Don't you get weary,
Now I'm getting happy.
Don't you get weary,
There's a great camp-meeting in the Promised Land.
Going to shout and never tire,
Shout and never tire,
Shout and never tire,
There's a great camp-meeting in the Promised Land.

Source: Songs of Zion #156

Text Information

First Line: O walk together, children
Title: Camp-meeting
Source: Traditional
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Going to mourn and never tire
Copyright: Public Domain

Notes

This is one of the characteristic pieces that used to warm the campgrounds when the meetings had been turned over to the slaves, in the days of oppression and indeed is powerfully warming yet to those who love religious heat.

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Songs of Zion #156

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