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We Shall Overcome

We shall overcome, we shall overcome (Spiritual)

Tune: [We shall overcome]
Published in 25 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF
Audio files: Recording

Full 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

Text Information

First Line: We shall overcome, we shall overcome (Spiritual)
Title: We Shall Overcome
Original Language: English
Meter: Irregular
Source: African-American Spiritual
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Oh, deep in my heart
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 18 of 18)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
African American Heritage Hymnal #542
Chalice Hymnal #630Text
Gather (3rd ed.) #817
Gather Comprehensive #724
Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #711
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #379Text InfoTextAudio
Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #311
Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #652
Lift Every Voice and Sing II: an African American hymnal #227Text
Singing Our Faith: a hymnal for young Catholics #196
Small Church Music #5903Audio
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #751
The New Century Hymnal #570Text
The New National Baptist Hymnal #372
The United Methodist Hymnal #533Text
This Far By Faith: an African American resource for worship #213Text
Worship and Rejoice #512Text
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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