Better Get You Ready

Train is a'coming

Tune: [Train is a-coming]
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Train is a-coming,
Train is a-coming,
Train is a-coming,
Train is a-coming,
Train is a-coming, (O yes).

Chorus:
Better get you ready,
Better get you ready,
Better get you ready,
Better get you ready,
Better get you ready, O yes.

2 Coming round the mountain,
Coming round the mountain,
Coming round the mountain,
Coming round the mountain,
Coming round the mountain, (O yes). [Chorus]

3 Can't you hear the whistle?
Can't you hear the whistle?
Can't you hear the whistle?
Can't you hear the whistle?
Can't you hear the whistle? (O yes). [Chorus]

4 Better get your ticket,
Better get your ticket,
Better get your ticket,
Better get your ticket,
Better get your ticket, (O yes). [Chorus]

5 Blowing for the station,
Blowing for the station,
Blowing for the station,
Blowing for the station,
Blowing for the station, (O yes). [Chorus]

6 Can't you see my Jesus coming?
Can't you see my Jesus coming?
Can't you see my Jesus coming?
Can't you see my Jesus coming?
Can't you see my Jesus coming? (O yes). [Chorus]

7 Coming for His children,
Coming for His children,
Coming for His children,
Coming for His children,
Coming for His children, (O yes). [Chorus]



Source: National Jubilee Melodies #75

Text Information

First Line: Train is a'coming
Title: Better Get You Ready
Source: Spiritual
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Better get you ready
Copyright: Public Domain

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National Jubilee Melodies #75

Plantation Melodies and Spiritual Songs. 3d ed. #d128

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