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Them Over There

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1 Them over there who don't have names
Them over there who seem the same
Seem the same. Don't have names
Them over there, the old and frail
Them over there, the young in jail
Them with cancer and no hair
Schizophrenics in despair. Them there

2 We over here can make a change
We can go there and learn their names
Make a change. Learn their names
Names for the old and for the frail
Names for the lost and those in jail
If we care - we must dare - learn their names 'til
There's no ""them"" and there's no "there."

Source: Secular Hymnal: 144 hymn tunes made inclusive for all #101

Author: Secretary Michael

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Text Information

First Line: Them over there do not have names
Title: Them Over There
Author: Secretary Michael
Language: English
Publication Date: 2015
Notes: (traditional hymn: "All Creatures Of Our God and King")
Copyright: Public Domain



LASST UNS ERFREUEN derives its opening line and several other melodic ideas from GENEVAN 68 (68). The tune was first published with the Easter text "Lasst uns erfreuen herzlich sehr" in the Jesuit hymnal Ausserlesene Catlwlische Geistliche Kirchengesänge (Cologne, 1623). LASST UNS ERFREUEN appeared…

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