We Shall Overcome

We shall overcome, we shall overcome (Spiritual)

Tune: [We shall overcome]
Published in 24 hymnals

Audio files: Recording

Representative Text

1 We shall overcome;
we shall overcome;
we shall overcome someday.

Refrain:
O, deep in my heart
I do believe
we shall overcome someday!

2 We’ll walk hand in hand;
we’ll walk hand in hand;
we’ll walk hand in hand someday. [Refrain]

3 We shall live in peace;
we shall live in peace;
we shall live in peace someday. [Refrain]

4 We are not afraid;
we are not afraid;
we are not afraid today. [Refrain]

5 God will see us through;
God will see us through;
God will see us through today. [Refrain]


Source: Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #379

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 17 of 17)

African American Heritage Hymnal #542

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Chalice Hymnal #630

Gather (3rd ed.) #817

Gather Comprehensive #724

Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #711

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Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #379

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Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #311

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Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #652

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Lift Every Voice and Sing II: an African American hymnal #227

Singing Our Faith: a hymnal for young Catholics #196

The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #751

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The New Century Hymnal #570

The New National Baptist Hymnal #372

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The United Methodist Hymnal #533

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This Far By Faith: an African American resource for worship #213

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Worship and Rejoice #512

찬송과 예배 = Chansong gwa yebae = Come, Let Us Worship: the Korean-English Presbyterian hymnal and service book #140

Include 7 pre-1979 instances
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