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The walls of Jericho fell down

The walls of Jericho fell down

Author: J. B. Herbert
Tune: [The walls of Jericho fell down] (Herbert)
Published in 8 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The walls of Jericho fell down,
As Israel's host marched boldly 'round,
Led on by thrilling trumpet's sound,
And ev'rybody shouted.

Chorus:
Old whiskey's walls have got to go
Just like the walls of Jericho!
The rummies won't know where they're at;
Their walls must tumble down, down flat.

2 They marched around for seven days,
The walls stood silent in amaze;
Then fell down flat, the Scripture says,
When ev'rybody shouted. [Chorus]

3 The liquor men are on the rune,
Their troubles have but just begun;
It's our turn now to have some fun,
Let ev'rybody shout it! [Chorus]

4 Get ready for the jubilee,
We're marching on to victory;
Rum's walls are tumbling, don't you see?
Let ev'rybody shout it! [Chorus]


Source: The New Praiseworthy: for the Church and Sunday School #357

Author: J. B. Herbert

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Text Information

First Line: The walls of Jericho fell down
Author: J. B. Herbert
Refrain First Line: Old whiskey's walls have got to go

Timeline

Instances

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Eternal Praise for the Church and Sunday School #312

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Herald of Praise #234

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Make Christ King #271

The Anti-Saloon League Song Book #d90

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The King of Kings #254

The Live Wire #d21

The New Make Christ King #d192

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The New Praiseworthy #357

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