In That Great Gittin' Up Mornin'

There's a better day a comin', fare ye well, fare ye well

Tune: FARE YE WELL
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

Refrain:
In that great gittin' up mornin', fare ye well, fare ye well,
In that great gittin' up mornin', fare ye well, fare ye well.
In that great gittin' up mornin', fare ye well, fare ye well.
Oh, in that great gittin' up mornin', fare ye well, fare ye well.

1 There's a better day a comin' fare ye well, fare ye well.
There's a better day a comin', fare ye well, fare ye well.
When I see King Jesus, fare ye well, fare ye well.
When I see King Jesus, fare ye well, fare ye well. [Refrain]

2 There'll be no more dyin', fare ye well, fare ye well.
There'll be no more dyin', fare ye well, fare ye well.
There'll be no more cryin', fare ye well, fare ye well.
There'll be no more cryin', fare ye well, fare ye well. [Refrain]

3 Oh, saint's will be a risin', fare ye well, fare ye well.
Oh, saint's will be a risin', fare ye well, fare ye well.
There'll be no more strivin', fare ye well, fare ye well.
There'll be no more strivin', fare ye well, fare ye well. [Refrain]

Source: Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #695

Text Information

First Line: There's a better day a comin', fare ye well, fare ye well
Title: In That Great Gittin' Up Mornin'
Meter: 14.14.12.12 with refrain
Source: Negro Spiritual
Language: English
Refrain First Line: In that great gittin' up mornin', fare ye well, fare ye well
Copyright: Public Domain

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African American Heritage Hymnal #585

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Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #217

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Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #695

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