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Best Known PD Spirituals

 TitleV=Verse   C=Chorus   N=Note1 - 3   $5 each
4 up   $4 each
All God's Children Got Wings V - I got shoes, you got shoes, all god's chillen got shoes. PD Reprint
Ain't That Good News V - I've got a crown up in the Kingdom C - I'm a-goin' to lay down this world . . . Ain't that good news! PD Reprint
Balm in Gilead V - Sometimes I feel discouraged, And think my work's in vain, But then the Holy Spirit, Revives my soul again. C - There is a Balm in Gilead, To make the wounded whole . . . To heal the sin sick soul. PD Reprint
By and By V - I know my robes going to fit me well, I'm going to lay down my heavy load; C - O, by and by, by and by, I'm going to lay down my heavy load; PD Reprint
Couldn't Hear Nobody Pray V - In the valley . . . with my burden! . . . An' my Saviour! . . . C - An' I couldn't hear nobody pray. O way down yonder by myself I couldn't hear nobody pray. PD Reprint
Deep River V - Oh, don't you want to go to that gospel feast, That promis'd land where all is peace? C - Deep river, my home is over Jordon. Deep river, Lord, I want to cross over into campground. PD Reprint
Did You Hear How Dey Crucified My Lord? V - Did you hear how dey crucified my Lord . . . Did you hear how He hung on de cross? C - Oh, how it makes me tremble, tremble PD Reprint
Down By the Riverside V - Goin' t' lay down my burden, Down by the riverside . . Goin' to study war no more. C - Ain't goin't study war no more, Ain't goin't study war no more, PD Reprint
Down in the Valley to Pray V - O brother, less go down . . . Down in the valley to pray! C - I went down in the valley to pray, Studyin' about dat good ole way. You shall wear a starry crown, Good Lord, show me de way! PD Reprint
Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit V - When you here me pray, my Jesus. When you see me on my knees. When you hear me calling Jesus, Hear me, Jesus, if you please. C - Ev'ry time I feel the Spirit Moving in my heart, I will pray. N - a.k.a. I Will Pray PD Reprint
Free at Last V - Way down yonder in the graveyard walk, I thank God I'm free at last, Me an my Jesus goin' to meet and talk C - Free at last, free at last; I thank God I'm free at last. Free at last, free at last; I thank God I'm free at last. PD Reprint
Go Down Moses V - When Israel was in Egypt's land, Let my people go. Oppressed so hard they could not stand, Let me people go. C - Go down Moses, 'Way down in Eqypt land, Tell old Pharoah, Let my people go. N - a.k.a. Let My People Go PD Reprint
Go Tell it on the Mountain V - When I was a seeker I sought both night an' day, I ask' de Lord to help me, An' He show' me de way. C - Go tell it on de mountain, Over de hills an' everywhere; Go tell it on de mountain, Dat Jesus Christ is born. PD Reprint
Going to Shout All Over God's Heaven V - I've got a robe, you've got a robe. All of God's children got a robe; When I get to Heaven, goin' to put on my robe, Goin' to shout all over God's Heav'n. C - Heav'n. Heav'n. Everybody talking 'bout heav'n ain't going there, Heav'n, Heav'n, Goin' to shout all over God's Heav'n. PD Reprint
Good News, De Chariot's Comin' V - Gwine to get up in de chariot, Carry me home . . . An ' I don' want her leave a me behind. C - Good news, de chariot's coming', I don' want her leave a me behind. PD Reprint
Gospel Train V - De gospel train am a comin; I hear it jus' at han'; I hear de carwheels rumblin', An rollin' throo' de lan'; C - Git on bo'd lit'l children, Git on bo'd lit'l children, Dere's room for many a mo'. N - a.k.a. Get On Board Little Children PD Reprint
Great Day V - Chariot rode on the mountain-top, God's going to build up Zion's walls. My God spoke and the chariot did stop . . . C - Great day, Great day, the righteous marching; Great day! God's going to build up Zion's walls. PD Reprint
 I Am A Poor Wayfaring StrangerSee Pilgrim's Song
I Couldn't Hear Nobody Pray V - In the valley, on my knees, with my burden and my Savior! O Lord! C - And I couldn't hear nobody pray . . O way down yonder by myself, And I couldn't hear nobody pray. PD Reprint
I Stood on de Ribber ob Jerdon V - Oh, mother doan yo' weep, W'en yo' see dat ship come sailin' ober, Oh, mo'ner doan yo' weep! W'en yo' see dat ship said by. C - I stood on the ribber ob Jerdon To see dat ship come sailin' ober, Stood on de ribber ob Jerdon, To see dat ship sail by. PD Reprint
I'll Be There In The Morning V - When the general roll is called, Yes I'll be there . . Gwine to pray with Hezekiah, Yes, I'll be there; Gwine to sing with Jeremiah, Yes, I'll be there. C - I'll be there in the morning, I'll be there in the morning, I'll be there in the morning. PD Reprint
I've Done What You Told Me To Do V - O Lord, I've done what you told me to do . . In a-that morning, O my Lord. C - In a-that morning, O my Lord, In a-that morning when the Lord says Hurry! PD Reprint
 I've Got a Robe, You've Got a RobeSee Going to Shout All Over God's Heaven
Jacob's Ladder V - We are climbing Jacob's ladder C - Soldier of the Cross PD Reprint
Keep In De Middle of De Road V - I hear dem angels a-calling lus, Keep in de middle ob de road; Dey's a-waitin' dar in a great big crows . . . C - Den, chil'ren, keep in de middle ob de road . . Don't you look to de right, don't you look to de left . . PD Reprint
 Let My People GoSee Go Down Moses
Little David, Play on Your Harp V - Little David was a shepherd boy, He killed Goliath, and he shouted for joy. C - Little David, play on your harp, Hallelu! Hallelu! N - Many versions with varying verses, same chorus.
V - God told Moses, O Lord! Go down into Egypt, O Lord! Tell ole Pharo' O Lord! Loose my people, O Lord!
PD Reprint
Little Talk With Jesus V - My brother, I remember when I was a sinner lost, I cried 'Have mercy, Jesus'. But still my soul was tossed . . . C - O a little talk with Jesus makes it right, all right . . . Troubles of ev'ry kind, thank God I'll always find That a little talk with Jesus makes it right. PD Reprint
Lord, I Want To Be a Christian V - Lord, I want to be a Christian, in-a my heart C - In-a my heart, in-a my heart, Lord, I want to be a Christian in-a my heart. PD Reprint
Mary and Martha V - Mary and Martha's just gone 'long . . To ring dem charming bells. C - Free grace and dying love . . . To ring them charming bells. PD Reprint
My Little Soul's Goin' t' Shine V - I'm goin' t' join that big 'soc'ation, I'm goin' t' join that big 'soc'ation . . . C - Then my little soul's goin' t' shine, shine, Then my little soul's goin' t' shine along. PD Reprint
My Lord, Delibered Daniel V - I met a pilgrim on de way, An' I ask him what he's a gwine. I'm bound for Canaan's happy lan', An' dis is de shouting band. C - My Lord delibered Daniel . . . Why can't he deliber me? PD Reprint
My Sins Are Taken Away V - My Lord's done just what He said . . Healed the sick and raised the dead. C - All my sins are taken away . . Glory! Glory! I am saved . . . PD Reprint
Noah's Ark V - Old Noah built himself an ark, There's one wide river to cross! He built it out of hickory bark . . . C - There's one wide river, And that wide river is Jordan . . . There's one wide river to cross. PD Reprint
Nobody Knows de Trouble I've Seen V - Sometimes I up, sometimes I'm down; Oh, yes, Lord; Sometimes I'm almost to de groun', Oh, yes, Lord. C - Nobody knows de trouble I've seen, Nobody knows by Jesus. Nobody knows de trouble I've seen. Glory Hallelujah! PD Reprint
O Mary, Don't You Weep, Don't You Mourn V - Some of these mornings bright and fair, Take my wings and cleave the air C - O Mary, don't you weep, don't your mourn, . . Pharoah's army got drownded, O Mary don't you weep. PD Reprint
Oh Freedom V - Oh, freedom! Oh, freedom! Oh, freedom over me. C - An' before I'd be a slave, I'll be buried in my grave, An' go home to my Lord an' be free. PD Reprint
Oh Sinner You'd Better Get Ready V - Oh, sinner man, you had better pray. Time is a-comin' dat sinner must die; For it loo a-like judgement ebry day. C - Oh, sinner, you'd better get ready, Ready, my Lord, ready, Oh, sinner, you'd better get ready, For the time is a-comin' dat sinner must die. PD Reprint
Oh, Didn't It Rain V - Fo'ty days and fo'ty night when de rain kept a-fallin; De wicked clumb de tree, an' for help kept a-callin', For they heard de waters wailin'. C - Didn't it rain rain, didn't it rain. Tell me Noah, didn't it rain. PD Reprint
Old Ark's A-Movering V - See that sister dressed so fine? She ain't got Jesus in-a her mind. C - O, the old ark's a movering, a movering, amovering . . . And I am going home. The old ark she reeled, the old ark she rocked PD Reprint
Old Ship of Zion V - Come along, come along, and let's go home. O glory hallelujah! C - Tis the old ship of Zion, Hallelujah. Tis the old ship of Zion, Hallelujah. PD Reprint
Peter, Go Ring Dem Bells V - I wonder where my mother is gone . . I heard from heaven today. I thank God, and I thank you, too. . . C - Oh Peter, go ring dem bells . . . I heard from heaven today. PD Reprint
Pilgrim's Song V - I'm a poor wayfarin' stranger, While journeyin' thro this world of woe. Yet there's no sickness, toil, and danger, In that bright world to which I go. C - I'm just a goin' over Jordan, I'm just a goin' over home. N - a.k.a. I Am a Poor Wayfaring Stranger PD Reprint
Plenty Good Room V - My Lord's done just what he said, Way in the kingdom; Healed the sick and raised the dead, Way in the kingdom. C - There's plenty good room . . . Way in the kingdom. PD Reprint
Soldier of the Cross V - Am I a soldier of the cross? . . . A follow'r of the Lamb? C - . . Must I be carried to the skies . . . Are there no foes for me to face . . Sure I must fight if I would reign. PD Reprint
Some o' These Days V - I'm a-gonna walk on the streets of glory, some o' these days, hallelujah! PD Reprint
Somebody's Knocking at Your Door V - Knocks like Jesus, Somebody's knocking at your door. C - Somebody's knocking at your door . . O sinner, why don't you answer? PD Reprint
Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child V - Sometimes I feel like a motherless child . . . a long ways from home. True believer. C - A long ways from home, a long ways from home PD Reprint
Standin' in the Need of Prayer V - Not my brother, nor my sister, but it's me, O Lord, Standin' in the need of prayer. C - It's me, it's me, O Lord, Standin' in the need of prayer PD Reprint
Steal Away V - My Lord calls me, He calls me by the thunder, The trumpet sounds within my soul. I ain't got long to stay here. C - Steal away, Steal away, Steal away to Jesus! Steal away, steal away home. I ain't got long to stay here. PD Reprint
Swing Low Sweet Chariot V - I looked over Jordan and what did I see, Coming for to carry me home? A band of angels coming after me, coming for to carry me home. C - Swing low, sweet chariot, Coming for to carry me home . . PD Reprint
This World Is Not My Home V - Did Christ o'er sinners weep? And shall our cheeks be dry? Let floods of penitential grief Burst forth from ev'ry eye. C - This world is not my home . . . This world's a howling wilderness, This world is not my home. PD Reprint
Wade in the Water V - See that band all dressed in white, God's a-going to trouble the water. Leader looks like the Israelite . . C - Wade in de water, wade in the water children, God's a-going to trouble the water. PD Reprint
Were You There? V - Were you there when they crucified my Lord? C - O sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, Were you there when they crucified my Lord? PD Reprint
What Yo' Gwine T' Do When De Lamp Burn Down V - Oh, de lamp burn down an' yo' cannot see; What yo' gwine t' do when de lamp burn down? Oh, de lamp burn down an' yo' cannot see. . . . C - Oh, po' sinner, Now is yo' time. Oh, po'sinner, What yo' gwine to do when de lamp burn down? PD Reprint
When the Chariot Comes V - O who will drive the chariot when she cu-hu-hu-hu-hums? O who will drive chariot when she comes? C - O who will drive the chariot, O who will drive the chariot, O who will drive the chariot when she comes? N - Original tune for She'll Be Coming Round the Mountain PD Reprint

Other Traditional Spirituals

TitleV=Verse   C=Chorus   N=Note1 - 3   $5 each
4 up   $4 each
Ain't I Glad I've Got Out the Wilderness V - O, ain't I glad I've got out the wilderness C - Come aleaning on the Lord PD Reprint
All Over This World V - All my troubles will soon be over C - All over this world PD Reprint
Angels Changed My Name V - I went to the hillside, I went to pray; I know the angels done changed my name. N - 1905 Piano arrangement by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor cited as from Jubilee Songs. Unable to identify original Jubilee Songs source. PD Reprint
Anybody Here? V - The angels wings were tipp'd with gold C - Is there anybody here That loves my Jesus PD Reprint
Babylon's Fallin' V - Pure city, Babylon's fallin' to rise no more C - Oh, Babylon's fallin', fallin', fallin' PD Reprint
Been Down Into the Sea V - O won't those mourners rise an' tell? C - Hallelujah! an a Hallelujah! PD Reprint
Before I'd Be A Slave V - O, what preachin' ! . . . O, what preachin' over me, over me! C - Before I'd be a slave, I'd be buried in my grave PD Reprint
Before This Time Another Year V - My mother's broke the ice and gone C - Before this time another year PD Reprint
Big Camp Meeting In the Promised Land V - You kin hinder me here, but you can't do it there, For He sits in de heavens, and He answers prayer, Big camp meeting in de promised land! C - O dis union! . . . Big camp meeting in de promised land! PD Reprint
Boat Song ~ Spiritual V - I'm gwine to Al-a-mighty C - Oh ------------- O -------------- PD Reprint
Bright Sparkles in de Churchyard V - May de Lord -- He will be glad of me. . . . PD Reprint
Calvery V - Every time I think about Jesus, C - Calvery..... Calvery, Calvery..... Calvery.... PD Reprint
Can't You Live Humble V - Lightning flashes, Thunders roll, Make me think of my poor soul. C - Can't you live humble? Praise King Jesus. PD Reprint
Christians Hold Up Your Heads V - Christians hold up your heads C - Got religion all round the world, O PD Reprint
Christians' Hymn Of The Crucifixion V - O repent, sinner, Hammering! What de hammer say? Hammering! C - Hammering! PD Reprint
Church Of God V - Oh, look up yander what I see C - De church of God. . . . . . dat sounds so sweet PD Reprint
Coffin To Bind Me Down V - De coffin, de coffin, to bind me down, A folding sheet upon my lips . . A silver spade to dig my grave . . . C - De coffin, de coffin, to bind me down PD Reprint
 Cold Icy HandSee Death's Going to Lay His Hand on Me
Come Along V - I was but young when I begun, And now my race is nearly run. C - Come along, come along, I am sorry for to leave you, On the road to heaven come, friends, will you go? PD Reprint
Come Down V - Jesus Christ, He died for me. Way down in Egypt land. Jesus Christ, He set me free, Way down in Egypt land. C - Come down....Come, my Lord! . . . Way down in Eqypt land. PD Reprint
Come Down, Sinner V - Some seek de Lord, but doan seek Him right . . . Lil' at de day an' none at night; C - Come down, come down, come down, sinner, yo' none too late PD Reprint
Come Here, Lord! V - O, little did I think He was so night, Sinners crying, 'Come Here, Lord!' C - Come here Lord. Come here Lord. Sinners crying, 'Come Here, Lord!' PD Reprint
Comfort in Heaven V - Jerusalem, my happy home, Name ever dear to me, O glory hallelujah! C - There's a comfort in heaven, And I feel it in my soul, O glory hallelujah! PD Reprint
Crownd Him Lord of All V - Am I a soldier of the cross, A follower of the Lamb? And shall I fear to own his cause, Or blush to speak His name? C - We will crownd Him Lord of All PD Reprint
Daniel Saw the Stone V - Never saw such a man before, Cut out the mountain without hands. Preaching gospel to the poor, C - Daniel saw the stone, Rolling, rolling, Daniel saw the stone Cut out the mountain without hands. PD Reprint
Danville Chariot V - I done been to heaven, an' I done been tried, I been to de water, an' I been baptized, C - Oh, swing low, sweet chariot, Pray let me enter in, I don' want to stay here no longer. PD Reprint
De Ole Sheep Done Know De Road V - Oh, sooner in de mornin' when I rise, De young lambs mus' find de way. Wid crosses an' trials on ebry side, C - Oh, de ole sheep done know de road . . . De young lambs mus' find de way. PD Reprint
De Winter'll Soon Be Over V - Oh, look up yonder what I see, Bright angels comin' arter me. C - Oh de winter . . . de winter'll soon be ober children. . .Yes, my Lord. PD Reprint
Death's Going to Lay His Hand on Me V - O sinner! Sinner! you better pray! Death's goning to lay his cold icy hands on me! C - Crying, O Lord, crying, O My Lord! N - a.k.a. Cold Icy Hand PD Reprint
Dem Charming Bells V - Come along my brother, come along, For your time is drawing near; C - Lord, I'm almost home! . . . For to ring them charming bells! PD Reprint
Dese Dry Bones of Mine V - What kind of shoes is dem you wear? Come togedder in de mawnin' C - An' a Lawd, dese dry bones of mine Shall come togedder in the mawnin' PD Reprint
Did You Hear My Jesus V - Ef you want to get to hebben, come a-long . . . Hear my Jesus when He call you. C - Did you hear my Jesus when He call you . . . For to try on your long white robe. PD Reprint
Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel? V - He deliver'd Daniel from de lion's den, Jonah from de belly of de whale, An' de Hebrew children from the fiery furnace C - Didn't my Lord deliver Daniel; d'liver Daniel, d'liver Daniel, An' why not every man? PD Reprint
Do You Think I'd Make A Soldier V - Do you think I'll make a soldier, soldier . . Soldier of the cross C - Rise, shine, give God the glory glory . . . Soldier of the cross PD Reprint
Don't Be Weary, Traveller V - My head got wet with the midnight dew, Come along home to Jesus. Angels bear me witness too, Come along home to Jesus. C - Don't be weary, traveller, Come along home to Jesus. PD Reprint
Don't Call de Roll V - Jacob's ladder slim an' tall. Don't call de roll till I git there. Haint got de faith surely yo' mus' fall . . . C - Oh, don't call de roll . . . don't call de roll till I git there. PD Reprint
Don't Call The Roll V - Don't call the roll, John, Till I get there, Don't call the roll, John, Till I get there. C - Ain't that a pity, Lord! Sin and a shame, Sinner man so hard believe. PD Reprint
Don't Leave Me, Lord V - Jesus, Jesus is my frien', Lord, don't heave a me behin', He will go with me to de en' C - Don't leave me, Lord. Don't leave me Lord. Lord, don't leave a me behin'. PD Reprint
Don't Ye View Dat Ship a-Come a-Sailin' V - Don't ye view dat ship a come a sailin'? . . . Dat ship is heavy loaded . . . She neither reels nor totters. C - Hallelujah! PD Reprint
Don't You Want To Go V - O brother don't you want to go? . . . Come, less go down to Jordan, Hallelu! C - Less go down to Jordan . . . Hallelu! PD Reprint
Done Been Sanctified V - One day I'se a walking a long, The Lord done sanctified me . . Mourner, behold de Lamb of God. C - He sanctified my soul. PD Reprint
Down By the River (We'll Gain) V - And if those mourners would believe, Down by the river, The gift of life they would receive, Down by the riverside. C - Yes, we'll gain this world, Down by the river . . . Down by the riverside. PD Reprint
Down By the River (We'll Wait) V - Oh, hallelujah to the Lamb, Down by the river, The Lord is on the giving hand . . . C - Oh, we'll wait till Jesus comes, Down by the river . . Down by the riverside. PD Reprint
Downward Road is Crowded V - Come all ye wayward trav'lers, An' let us jine an' sing, De everlastin' praises, Of Jesus Christ our King. C - Oh, de downward road is crowded, crowded, crowded . . . with unbelievin' souls. PD Reprint
Dust an' Ashes V - Dust, dust and ashes fly over my grave C - He rose, he rose, he rose from de dead PD Reprint
Ef Ye Want To See Jesus V - Ef ye want to see Jesus, Go in de wilderness . . . Oh, brother how d'ye feel , when ye come out de wilderness . . . Leanin' on de Lord. C - Oh, leanin' on de Lord . . Oh leanin' upon de Lamb of God, who was slain on Calvary. PD Reprint
Enlisted Soldiers V - Hark, listen to de trumpeters, They call for volunteers. On Zion's bright and flow'ry mount, Behold the officiers. C - They look like men, They look like men of war; And armed and dressed in uniform, They look like men of war. PD Reprint
Feasting on Milk and Honey and Wine V - Feasting on milk and honey and wine PD Reprint
Fighting On V - Fightin on, Hallelujah! We are almost down to the shore . . . Hallelujah to the Lamb, Jesus died for eb'ry man. C - We are almost down to the shore. He died for you, He died for me, He died to save de whole world free. PD Reprint
General Roll Call V - O come, my brethern, one an' all, When the general roll is called I'll be there. C - I'll be there, I'll be there, When the general roll is called I'll be there. PD Reprint
Gideon's Band or De Milk-white Horses V - Oh, de band ob Gideon, oh de band ob Gideon over in Jordan . . . How I long to see dat day. C - Oh, de twelve white horses . . . Oh, hitch 'em to thje chariot . . . ober in Jordan. PD Reprint
Git On The Evening Train V - My Lord told a me so, so . . . Gabriel's trumpet shall blow, blow C - Gwine to get on the evening train, train . . Git on the evening train. PD Reprint
Give Me Jesus V - I heard my mother say, 'Give Me Jesus'. C - Give me Jesus, You may have all this world, Give me Jesus. PD Reprint
Give Me Your Hand V - You say you're aiming for the skies, You must be loving at God's command, Why don't you quit your telling lies? C - O give me your hand, Give me your hand. Al I want is the love of God . . . You must be loving at God's command. PD Reprint
Glory and Honor V - Oh, my young Christians, I got lots for to tell yhou all . . . judge ye not, for you shall be judged . . . C - Live humble, humble, humble yourselves, de bell done ring. PD Reprint
Go, Mary an' Toll De Bell V - Whose all dem come dressed in white? Dey mus' be de children of de Israelite. I thank God. C - Go Mary an' toll de bell; Come John an' call de roll. I thank God. PD Reprint
Goin' Over On De Uddah Side Of Jordan V - I'm gwine away to see my Jesus. gwine away to see my Lord. C - O, I'm jes' agoin' over on de other side of Jordan, An' I'm jes' a goin' over, over home. PD Reprint
Going Home in the Chariot V - O never you mind what Satan say. Going home in the chariot in the morning. He never did teach one sinner to pray . . . C - Going home in the chariot in the morning. PD Reprint
Going to Heaven V - De book of revelation God to us revealed, Mysteries of salvation De book of seven seals. C - Going to heaven, going to heaven, to see that bleeding Lamb. PD Reprint
Going to Hold Out to the End V - I have a dear old mother Who's lately come from the Lord; Let trials come as they will come, Going to hold out to the end. C - Going to hold out to the end . . . Let trials come as they will come, Going to hold out to the end. PD Reprint
Gone Along V - My good old auntie's gone a long, She's gone along . . . Gone across bold Jordan's stream. C - Thank God she's got religion, I do believe, Thank God, she's got religion . . . Gone across bold Jordan's stream. PD Reprint
Good Lord, Shall I Ever Be The One V - God placed Adam in de garden, 'Twas about de cool of de day, Call for old Adam, An' he tried to run away. C - Good Lord, shall I ever be de one? . . . To get over in de Promise' Lan'? PD Reprint
Good Morning V - Good morning everybody, oh, children . . . My sould got happy this morning, O children! Lord, I'm rolling in Zion, jubilee! C - Lord, I'm rolling in Zion, jubilee! PD Reprint
Got a Home in That Rock V - I've got a home in a that Rock, Don't you see? Don't you see? Between the earth and sky, Thought I heard my Saviour cry, C - I've got a home in a that Rock, Don't you see? PD Reprint
Grace Before Meal At Hampton V - Thou art great and Thou art good, And we thank Thee for this good; By Thy hand must we be fed, Give us Lord our daily bread. N - Published as "Grace Before Meat at Hampton" PD Reprint
Great Camp-meetin' in de Promised Land V - Oh walk togedder, children, Don't yer get weary, . . . . Dere's a great camp meetin' in de Promised Land. C - Gwine to mourn an' nebber tire . . . Dere's a great camp meetin' in de Promised Land. PD Reprint
Gwine ter Jine De Band V - Haint but one thing that grieves my mind, Band of angels leaves me behind ah! C - Ise a gwine ter jine de band . . . Little children ah! Ise a gwine ter jine de band PD Reprint
Gwine To Live Humble to de Lord V - On day as I was walkin' along, Gwine to live humble to de Lord. De element opened an' de love came down . . . C - Humble, humble, humble yourselves, Gwine to live humble to de Lord. PD Reprint
Gwine Up (Going Up) V - Oh, saints an' sinners will a you go. See de hebbenly land, I'm a gwine up to heaven for to see my robe, See de hebbenly land. C - Oh, yes, I'm gwine up, gwine up, gwine up, gwine up all the way Lord, Going up to see the heavenly land. PD Reprint
Hail! Hail! Hail! V - Oh look up yander, what I see, I'm on my journey home. C - Children, hail, hail, hail! I'm gwine jine saints above . . . I'm on my journey home. PD Reprint
Hallelujah V - O, I've been to the sea, and I've done been tried, Been downinto the sea . . . and I've been baptized. C - Hallelujah and a hallelujah! Hallelujah Lord! I been down into the sea. PD Reprint
Hard to Rise Again V - Jesus, my all to heaven is gone, Hally, O haly, O hallelu! He whom I fix my hopes upon, Hard to rise again. C - O Saten comes like a busy ole man. Hally, O haly, O hallelu! He gets you down at de footy of de hill. Hard to Rise Again. PD Reprint
Hard Trials V - De fox hav hole in de groun', An' de bird hab nest in de air, An' ebry t'ing hab a hiding place, But we, poor sinner, hab none. C - Now ain't dat hard trials, great tribulation, Ain't dat hard. PD Reprint
He Arose V - They crucified my Savior and nailed Him to the cross. . . And the Lord will bear my spirit home. C - He 'rose . . . He 'rose from the dead, And the Lord shall bear my spirit home. PD Reprint
He Is King Of Kings V - He built a platform in the air. No man works like Him; He meets the saints from ev'rywhere; No man works like Him. C - He is King of kings, He is Lord of lords. Jesus Christ, the first and the last, No man works like Him. PD Reprint
He Raises A Poor Lazarus V - Oh, He raise a poor Lazarus, He raise him from de dead, While many were standin' by. Jesus loosen' de man from under de groun' An' tell him Go Prophesy PD Reprint
He's the Lord Of Lords V - I will not let you go my Lord, No one can work like Him; Until you come and bless my soul, No one can work like Him. C - Why, He's the Lord of lords, And the King of kings, Why Jesus Christ is the first and the last, No one can work like Him. PD Reprint
Hear De Lambs a-Cryin' V - Our Savior spoke dese words so sweet: 'Oh, shepherd, feed-a my sheep', said 'Peter if ye love me feed my sheep', 'Oh, shepherd, feed-a my sheep' C - You hear de lambs a-cryin', Hear de lambs a-cryin' . . . Oh, shepherd, feed-a my sheep. PD Reprint
Hear Me Praying V - Like Peter when you said to him . . Feed my sheep . . .Feed my lambs C - Lord, oh, hear me praying, Lord, . . I want to be more holy ev'ry day. PD Reprint
Hear The Angels Singin' V - We're marchin' up to Hebben, its a happy time, Hear de angels singin' C - Oh, sing all de way . . . sing all de way, my Lord, Hear de angels singin' PD Reprint
Heaven Bells Ringin' and I'm A-going Home V - O de heav'n bells a-ringin' and my mother's going', goin' home . . . a climbin' up Zion's hill. C - O de heav'n bells a-ringin' and I'm a going', goin' home . . . a climbin' up Zion's hill. PD Reprint
Heaven Bells Ringin' In My Soul V - Nobody knows who I am . . Walked around from door to door, What to do I did not know. Heav'n bells a-ringin' in my soul! C - O de heav'n bells ringin'! De sing sol singin'! Heav'n bells a-ringin' in my soul! PD Reprint
Hold the Wind (I Got My Jesus) V - I got my Jesus, going to hold Him fast, Hold the wind, Don't let it blow. C - Hold the wind! Hold the wind! . . . Don't let it blow! PD Reprint
Hold the Wind (Talk About Me) V - Talk about me just as much as you please, Hold the wind, don't let it blow C - Hold the wind! Hold the wind! . . Don't let it blow! PD Reprint
Holy Bible V - Holy Bible, Holy Bible . . . book divine, book divine. C - Before I'd be a slave, I'd be buried in my grave, And go home to my Father and be saved. PD Reprint
How Long, Watchman V - How long did it rain? Can anyone tell? For forty days and nights it fell. How long watch-a-man, How long? C - O how long watch-a-man? O how long watch-a-man? O how long watch-a-man? PD Reprint
Howdy, Howdy V - An' a howdy, howdy brother, An' a howdy, howdy do. Mmmmm! C - An' I do mighty well, An' I thank God too! Mmmmm! N - Opening song with verses Howdy Howdy sisters, mothers, fathers preachers . . . PD Reprint
I Am So Glad V - Jesus is the Son of God, I've been in the grave and rose again; O Jesus is our risen Lord, I've been in the grave and rose again. C - I am so glad, I am so glad . . . I've been in the grave and rose again. PD Reprint
I Am the True Vine V - I am in Him, and He's in me. My Father is the husband man. Ev'ry day He comforts me, My Father is the husband man. C - I am the true vine . . . My Father is the husband man. PD Reprint
I Don't Feel No-Ways Tired V - I am seekin' for a city, Hallelujah . . . city into de heaven, Hallelujah! C - Lord, I don't feel no ways tired. Children, Oh, glory Hallelujah. For I hope to shout glory when dis world is on fiah. Children, Oh, glory Hallelujah PD Reprint
I Don't Want You Go On and Leave Me V - I'm trav'ling thro' the wilderness; I travel all day, And I've done got weary and I've lost my way, And I don't want you go and leave me. C - I'm a coming'! Yes, Lord! I'm a comin'! Yes, Lord! And I don't want you go on and leave me. PD Reprint
I Feel Like My Time Ain't Long V - Went to the graveyard the other day. I feel like my time ain't long. I look'd at the place where my mother lay, I feel like my time ain't long. C - I feel like, I feel like my time ain't long. PD Reprint
I Have Another Building V - I want to go to heaven, and I want to go right, Not made with hands; O, I want to go to Have all roved in white, Not made with hands. C - I know I have another building, I know it's not made with hands, O brethren, I know I have another building, I know it's not made with hands. PD Reprint
I Hear the Preaching of the Elder V - How long did it rain? Can anyone tell? Preaching the Word of God, For forth days and nights it fell, Preaching the Word of God. C - I hear the preaching of the elder, Preaching the Word . . . I hear the preaching of the elder, Preaching the Word of God. PD Reprint
I Hope My Mother Will Be There V - I hope my mother will be there, In that beautiful world on high, high. C - Oh, I will be there, Oh, I will be there with the palms of victory, crowns of glory you shall wear In that beautiful world on high. PD Reprint
I Know I Would Like To Read V - Come on brudder an' help me sing, Like to read a sweet story of old, De story of a King Manual, I would like to read a sweet story of old. C - I know I would like to read . . . like to read a sweet story of old. PD Reprint
I Know the Lord's Laid His Hands on Me V - Did ever you see the like before? I know the Lord's laid His hand on me. King Jesus preaching to the poor! I know the Lord's laid His hands on me. C - O I know the Lord . . . I know the Lord's laid His hands on me. PD Reprint
I Want to Be Ready V - John said de city was jus' four-square . . . He declar'd he'd meet me there. C - I want to be ready . . . I want to be ready, my Lord, to walk in Jersusalem, jus' like John. N - a.k.a. Walk In Jerusalem Just Like John PD Reprint
I Want to Die A-Shouting V - Jesus, my all to heaven is gone, I want to die a shouting! He whom I fix my hopes upon, I want to die a shouting! C - Amazing grace how sweet the sound! I want to die a shouting! I want to feel my Savior near, When soul and body's parting. PD Reprint
I Want to Go Where Jesus Is V - Jesus, my all to heav'n is gone, To play upon the golden harp, He whom I fix my hope upon, To play upon the golden harp. C - I want to go where Jesus is, To play upon the golden harp. PD Reprint
I Was Way Down A-Yonder V - I was way down yonder a-by myself, I was hunting a fo' some a bosom a friend. C - A way down yonder a by my self O. dum a la dum-a-lum a dum-a-lum N - Piano arrangement by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor. Original source unidentified. PD Reprint
I Wish I Had Died in Egypt Land V - Children grumbled on the way, 'Wish I had died in the Egypt land'; Children they forgot to pray . . . C - O I can't stay away . . . I wish I had died in the Egypt land! PD Reprint
I Won't Stop Praying V - Old Satin's mad and I am glad. That's what Satan's a-grumbling about. He missed that soul he thought he had, That's what Satan's a-grumbling about. C - And I won't stop praying . .. that's what Satan's a-grumbling about. PD Reprint
I'll Be There V - An' if those mourners would believe, The last trumpet shall sound, I'll be there. The gift of life they would receive . . . C - For I'll be there . . . I'll be there when the last trumpet shall sound, I'll be there. PD Reprint
I'm A-Going to Join the Band V - The more come in with a free good will, Make the band seem sweeter still. C - I'm a going to join the band, Hallelujah! I'm a going to join the band, PD Reprint
I'm a-Rolling Through An Unfriendly World V - Oh brothers, won't you help me . . won't you help me to pray? . . . help me in the service of the Lord. C - I'm a-rolling, I'm a-rolling, I'm a-rolling through an unfriendly world. PD Reprint
I'm a-Trav'ling To The Grave V - My Massa died a-shoutin', singing glory hallelujah, The last words he said to me, Was about Jerusalem. C - I'm a trav'ling to the grave, I'm a trav'ling to the grave, my Lord . . . For to lay this body down. PD Reprint
I'm Goin' To Join In This Army V - Takes a humble soul to join, In this army of my Lord. Takes a humble soul to join, In this army. C - I am goin' to join in this army of my Lord, I am goin' to join in this army. PD Reprint
I'm Goin' To Sing V - We want no cowards in our band, Who will their colors fly; We call for valiant hearted men, Who're not afraid to die. C - O I'm goin' to sing . . . O I'm goin' to sing all along my way. PD Reprint
I'm Goin' To Walk With Jesus By Myself V - I am goin' to walk with Jesus by myself, by myself, I am goin' to walk with Jesus by myself . . . C - . . talk with Jesus . . see King Jesus . . . live with Jesus . . . by myself. PD Reprint
I'm Going To Lay Down My Life For My Lord V - If religion were a thing that money could buy, I'm a going to lay down my life for my Lord. O the rich would live and poor would die. . . C - For my Lord, for my Lord, I'm a going to lay down my life for my Lord. PD Reprint
I'm Troubled in Mind V - O Jesus my Savior, on Thee I'll depend, When troubles are near me, you'll be my true Friend. C - I'm troubled, I'm troubled in mind. If Jesus don't help me, I surely will die. PD Reprint
I've Been a-List'ning' All De Night Long V - Some said that John, de Baptist, Was nothin' but a Jew, But the Bible doth inform us Dat he was a preacher too. C - I been a list'ning all de night long, Been a list'ning all de day, I've been a list'ning all de night long, To hear some sinner pray. PD Reprint
I've Been Toilin' at de Hill V - Oh, mother, ain't you glad? . . . Oh, mother, ain't you glad,my Lord. An' about t' git t' Hebben at las' C - I've been toilin' at de hill so long . . . my Lord, An' about t' git t' Hebben at las'. PD Reprint
I've Got a Mother in de Heaven V - I've got a mother in de heaven, Outshines de sun . . . Way beyond de moon. C - . . got a father . . . got a sister . . . PD Reprint
In Bright Mansions Above V - My mother's gone to glory, I wan' t' go there too. C - In bright mansions above. . . Lord, I wan' t' live up yonder, In bright mansions above. PD Reprint
In Dat Great Gittin'-up Mornin' V - I'm a gwine to tell you bout de comin' ob de Savior. Fare you well, Fare you well. Dar's a better day a comin' . . . When my Lord speaks to His Fader C - Fare-you-well, fare-you-well. PD Reprint
In That Great Day V - Don' you hear you Saviour callin'? . . . In dat great day. C - Oh, whah you runnin', sinner? I'se a runnin' from de fiah, In dat great day. O Israel, O Israel, In dat great day. PD Reprint
In The Kingdom V - My mother has gone to journey away, In the kingdom, in the kingdom today. C - In the kingdom, in the kingdom, in the kingdom today. PD Reprint
Inching Along V - It was inch by inch that I sought the Lord; Jesus will come by 'n by; It was inch by inch that He saved my soul. . . We'll inch and inch and inch along. C - Keep a-inching a-long . . My Lord will come by and by. Keep a-inching a long, like a poor inch worm, Jesus will come by 'n by. PD Reprint
Is Anybody Here V - This world's a wilderness of woe, So let us all to glory go. C - Is there anybody here who loves my Jesus? Anybody here who loves my Lord? I want to know if you love my Jesus . . . PD Reprint
Jes Gwine Ober In De Heabenlye Lan' V - You can hinder me here, but you can't do it there, For He sits in de Heavens and He answers prayer. 'Jes gwine ober in de heabenlye lan'! C - De Heabenlye lan', Heabenlye lan', 'Jes gwine ober in de heabenlye lan'! PD Reprint
Jesus Ain't Comin' Here T' Die No More V - Virgin Mary had one son, The cruel Jews had him hung. C - But He ain't comin' here t' die no mo', Ain't comin' here t' die no mo'. PD Reprint
Jesus Is Risen From the Dead V - Go, tell Mary and Martha . . . Yes, Jesus is risen from the dead. C - In-a this-a band we have sweet music . . . Jesus is risen from the dead. PD Reprint
John Saw V - Worthy, worthy is the Lamb, is the Lamb . . . Settin' on de golden altar. C - John saw, Oh, John saw, John saw de holy number, Settin' on de golden altar. PD Reprint
Judgement Day Is a-Rollin' Around V - I've a good ole mudder in de heaven, my Lord, Oh, how I long to go dere too. C - Judgment, Judgment, Judgment day is a-rolling around, Judgement, Judgement, Oh, how I long to go. PD Reprint
Keep Me From Sinkin' Down V - I tell you what I mean to do, Keep me from sinkin' down, I mean to go to hebben too, Keep me from sinkin' down. C - Oh, Lord, Oh my Lord, Oh my good Lord, Keep me from sinkin' down. PD Reprint
King Emanuel V - Oh, who do you call de King Emanuel; I call my Jesus King Emanuel. C - Oh, de King Emanuel is a mighty 'manuel; I call my Jesus King Emanuel. PD Reprint
Lead Me to the Rock V - The man who loves to serve the Lord . . . Will surely get his just reward . . . C - Lead me, Lead me, lead me my Lord; Lead me to the Rock that is higher than I. PD Reprint
Let The Heaven Light Shine On Me V - Oh, brudder, you must bow so low, brudder, you must bow so low C - Let de Heaven light shine on me . . . For low is de way to de upper bright world, Let de Heaven light shine on me. PD Reprint
Let Us Cheer the Weary Traveler V - I'll take my gospel trumpet, And I'll begin to blow, And if my Saviour helps me, I'll blow wherever I go. C - Let us cheer the weary traveler . . . Along the heavenly way. PD Reprint
Let Us Praise Him V - Let us praise Him, let us praise Him . . . O praise, O praise, Glory Hallelujah! C - Glory Hallelujah PD Reprint
Listen to the Angels Shouting V - Where do you think I found my soul? Listen to the angels shouting. I found my soul at Hell's dark door, Listen to the angels shouting. C - Run all the way, Run all the way my Lord, Listen to the angels shouting. PD Reprint
Listen to the Lambs V - Come on sister, with your ups and downs, Want to go to Heaven when I die, Angels waiting for to give you a crown . . .l C - Listen to the lambs all a crying, I want to go to Heaven when I die, O die. PD Reprint
Little Wheel A-turnin' in My Heart V - Dere's a little wheel a turnin' in my heart . . . O I feel so very happy in my heart. PD Reprint
Live A-Humble V - Watch that sun, how steady he runs, Don't let him catch you with your work undone. Live a-humble. C - Live a-humble, humble. Humble yourselves the bell's done rung. Glory and honor! Praise King Jesus! Glory and honor! Praise the Lord! PD Reprint
Love An' Serve De Lord V - If ye love God serve Him, Hallelujah! Praise ye de Lord! If ye love God serve Him, Hallelujah! Love an' serve de Lord. C - Good mornin', bother trav'ler. Pray tell me where you're bound? I'm bound for Canaan's happy land, And de enchanted ground. PD Reprint
Many Thousand Gone V - No more auction block for me, no more, No more; No more auction block for me, Many thousand gone. C - . . . No more peck o'corn . . . No more driver's lash . . . No more pint o' salt . . . No more hundred lash . . . No more mistress' call . . . PD Reprint
Marching Up the Heavenly Road V - My sister, have you got your sword and shield? Marching up the heavenly road. I got 'em fo' I left the field, Marching up the heavenly road. C - Marching up the heavenly road . . . I'm bound to fight until I die; Marching up the heavenly road. PD Reprint
Massa Gwine To Sell Us Tomorrow V - Mother, is massa gwine to sell us tomorrow? Yes, yes, yes! O watch and pray ! C - . . Gwine to sell us down in Georgia? . . . Farewell, mother, I must lebe you . . . Mother, don't grieve arter me . . . Mother, I'll meet you in heaven. PD Reprint
Mighty Day V - Yes, the book of Revelation's to be bro't forth on that day, And ev'ry leaf unfolded, the book of seven seals. C - O wasn't that a might day? O wasn't that a might day? PD Reprint
Mighty Rocky Road V - Hit's a mighty rock road, an' I'm mos' done trabbelin' . . . C - I'se bound to kerry my soul to Jesus, Bound to kerry my soul to de Lord. PD Reprint
Most Done Toiling Here V - I love to shout, I love to sing, Most done toiling here. I love to praise my Heav'nly King C - Most done toiling here, O brethren. And I'm most done toiling here. PD Reprint
Most Done Trabelling V - Oh, my mudder's in de road, Most done trabelling . . . I'm bound to carry my soul to de Lord. C - I'm bound to carry my soul to my Jesus. I'm bound to carry my soul to de Lord. PD Reprint
My Brethren, Don't Get Weary V - You better be a praying, I do love de Lord; For judgment day is a coming, I do love de Lord. C - My brethren don't get weary, Angels brought de tiding down; Don't get weary, I'm hunting for a home. PD Reprint
My Good Lord's Done Been Here V - When I get up in Heaven And my work is done, Going to sit down by Sister Mary, And chatter with the darling Son. C - O, my good Lord's done been here! Blessed my soul and gone away, My Good lord's done been here, Blessed my soul and gone. PD Reprint
My Lord, What A Mornin' V - You'll hear de trumpet sound, To wake de nations under ground, Look in my God's right hand, When de stars begin to fall. C - My Lord what a morning, My Lord what a morning . . . When de stars begin to fall. PD Reprint
My Lord's Riding All The Time V - When I was down in Egypt's land . . . I heard a mighty talking 'bout the promis'd land. C - O He sees all you do, and hears all you say, My Lord's a-riding all the time. PD Reprint
My Name's Written on High V - Oh, hallelujah to the Lamb! My name's written on high; King Jesis died for ev'ry man, My name's written on high. C - Hail! Hail! I belong to the blood washed army, Hail! Hail! My name's written on high. PD Reprint
My Soul Wants Something That's New V - Dark was the nigh and cold the ground On which the Lord was laid. His sweat like drops of blood run down, In agony He prayed. C - My soul wants something that's new, that's new, My soul want's something that's new. PD Reprint
My Soul's Been Anchored in the Lord V - Where've you been poor sinner? O where've you been so long? Been working out of the sight of man. C - O, my soul's been anchord in the Lord. PD Reprint
My Way's Cloudy V - There's fire in the east and fire in the west, Send them angels down. And fire among the Methodist, O send them angels down. C - Oh! brethern, my way, my way's cloudy, my way, Go send them angels down. PD Reprint
Nellie Was a Lady V - Down on the Mississippi floating, Long time I trabbel o'er the way C - Nellie was a lady, last night she died; Toll de bell for lubly Nell, my dark Virginia bride. PD Reprint
New Born Again V - I found free grace and dying love, I'm newborn again. Been long time a-talking 'bout my trials here below. Free grace, free grace. C - Sinner, Free grace, free grace, I'm a newborn again So glad! so Glad! PD Reprint
New Born Again (Hallelujah) V - Free grace, free grace! free grace, sinner! C - Hallelujah, hallelujah! Newborn again, Been a long time talkin' Bout a starint' on de way. PD Reprint
New Burying Ground V - O, my Lord, good and kind, Take the little babe, Leave its mother behind. C - Judgment day! God's a callin'! Stars a-fallin'! Chariot's comin' down To the new buryin' ground! . . . . N - 8 verses use phrases from many, many different spirituals. PD Reprint
Nobody Knows the Trouble I See, Lord V - Brothers will you pray for me? Sisters will you pray for me? Mothers will you pray for me, And help me to drive old Satan away? C - Nobdy knows the trouble I see, Lord, Nobody knows the trouble I see; nobody know the trouble I see Lord, Nobody knows like Jesus. PD Reprint
O Lamb ! Beautiful Lamb ! V - Down on my knees when the light passed by, tho't my soul would rise and fly, I'm going to serve God till I die. C - O Lamb, beautiful Lamb! I'm going to serve God till I die. PD Reprint
O My Little Soul's Going to Shine V - I don't care where you bury my body . . . O my little should going to shine. C - O my little soul's going to shine, shine . . . All around the Heavens going to shine, shine . . . PD Reprint
O Rocks Don't Fall on Me V - Look over yonder on Jerico's wall . . And see those sinners tremble and fall. C - O rocks don't fall on me . . Rocks and mountains, don't fall on me. PD Reprint
O, Nobody Knows Who I Am V - Want to go to heaven, Want to go right, Want to go to Heaven All dressed in white. C - O, nobody knows a who I am, a who I am, till the judgment morning! Heav'n bells a ringing, the saints all singing, Heav'n bells a-ringing in my soul. PD Reprint
Oh De Hebben' Is Shinin' V - Oh, Fare you well, friends, I'm gwine to tell you all; De hebben is shinin' full ob love; Gwine to leave you all a-mine eyes to close . . . C - Oh, de hebben is shinin', shinin', O Lord de hebben is shinin' full ob love. PD Reprint
Oh Give Way Jordan V - Oh, I heard a sweet music up above. I want to go across to see my Lord. An' I wish dat music would come here . . . C - Oh, give way Jordan, give way Jordan . . . I want to go across to see my Lord. PD Reprint
Oh Jerusalem V - Mind my sister, how you walk on de cross, Yo' might slip an you' soul git los'! C - Oh Jerusalem! Oh, my Lord! I'm walkin' de road Oh, Jersusalem, walkin' de road, Oh my Lord! PD Reprint
Oh Wasn't Dat A Wide Riber V - Oh you got Jesus, hold him fast, One more riber to cross, Oh, better love was nebber told, One more riber to cross. C - Oh, wasn't dat a wide riber, Riber ob Jordan, Lord, Wide riber, Dere's one more riber to cross. PD Reprint
Oh When I Git T' Heaven V - Oh, when I git t'Haven, gwine t' sit right down, Ask my Lord for a starry crown, Sittin' down side o' de Holy Lamb. C - Father Abraham, sittin' down side o' de Holy Lamb, Help me t' sing de song . . . Help me to move along. PD Reprint
Oh Yes V - Oh, yes! Oh, yes! I tell you bretheren a mortal fac', Oh, yes!, Ef ye want to get to heav'n, don't nebber look back . . I want to know a before I go . . C - Oh, wait till I put on my robe, wait till I put on my robe . . . Oh, yes! Oh, yes! PD Reprint
Oh Yes Yonder Comes My Lord V - Oh, yes, yonder comes my Lord, Oh, yes, yonder comes my, Oh, yes, yonder comes my Lord. C - . . He is comin' this a way . . . With His sword in his han' . . . He's gwine t'hew dem sinners down. . . Right level to de groun' . . . PD Reprint
Old Ark A-Moverin' Along V - 'Jes wait a little while, I'm gwine to tell ye 'bout de ole ark, ole ark. C - De ole ark a-moverin', a-moverin' along. De ole ark a-moverin', a-moverin'. PD Reprint
Peter On The Sea V - Peter, Peter, Peter on the sea, sea, sea! Drop your nets and follow, Drop your nets and follow me. C - Gabriel blow your trumpet loud! . . . Danield in the lions' den . . . Who did swallow Jonah whole? . . . Whale did swallow Jonah whole! PD Reprint
Po' Me V - The Lord is on the giving hand, Trouble will bury me down! The more I pray the better I feel, Trouble will bury me down! C - Why brethering, Po' me! Po' me! Po' me! Trouble will bury me down! PD Reprint
Poor Me V - I'm sometime up, I'm sometime down, Trouble will bury me down; But still my soul feels heav'nly bound, Trouble will bury me down. C - Poor me, Poor me, Trouble will bury me down. PD Reprint
Poor Mourners Got a Home V - O mourner, mourner. Ain't you tired a-mourning. Bow down on-a your knees and join the band with the angels. C - (mm... ) (mm....) my Lord! (mm...) Poor mourner's got a home at last. PD Reprint
Poor Sinner V - Fire in the east, fire in the west. . . . Fire goin' to burn up the wilderness . . . C - O poor sinner. O now is your time. O poor sinner, O, what you goin' to do when your lamp burns down? PD Reprint
Pray On Brothers V - I washed my head in the midnight dew; The morning stars a witness, too. C - Pray on, brothers. O hally hallelujah! Pray on, brothers, It ain't too late. PD Reprint
Prayer Is De Key Of Heaven V - I think it 'twas 'bout twelve o'clock, Faith unlocks de do', When Jesus led me to de rock, Faith unlocks de do'. I know dat. C - Prayer is de key of heaven . . . Faith unlocks de do' . I know dat. PD Reprint
Put John On De Island V - You got Jesus, hold him fas', Weep a low Judgement's comin'. De grace of God you shall receive . . . C - Hail, hail Put John on de island, Hail, hail, Weep a low Judgement's comin'. PD Reprint
Raslin' Jacob V - Day is breakin', Jacob, let me go, . . . I will not let you go. C - Raslin' Jacob, let me go . . . I will not let you go. PD Reprint
Religion Is a Fortune V - O, religion is a fortune, I really do believe . . . O Sabbaths have no end. C - Where've you been, poor sinner? Where've you been so long? Been low down in the valley for to pray, And I ain't got weary yet. PD Reprint
Ride On V - Some of dese mornin's bright an' fair, Don't you wan' t' go t' Hebben in de mornin'? Take my flight up to de skies . . . C - Ride on, ride on, ride on King Emanuel. Don't you wan' t' go t' Hebben in de mornin'? PD Reprint
Ride on King Jesus V - I was young when I began, No man can-a hinder me, But now my race is almost done, No man can-a hinder me. C - Ride on King Jesus! No man can-a hinder me. PD Reprint
Rise and Shine V - Jesus carry the young lambs in his bosom, bosom . . . For de year ob Juberlee. C - Oh, rise an' shine, an' give God de glory, glory . . . for de year of Juberlee. PD Reprint
Roll De Ole Chariot Along V - We are travelin' from mansion, to mansion, to manions . . Ef ye don't hang on behin' C - Oh, roll de ole chariot along . . . Ef ye don't hang on behin'. PD Reprint
Roll On V - When I was blind and could not see, King Jesus brought that light to me. C - Roll on, roll on, sweet moments roll on, And let these poor pilgrims go home, go home. PD Reprint
Rough And Rolling Sea V - Farewell, farewell to my only child, Like a rough and a rolling sea. C - . . . The lightnings flashed And the thunders rolled . . . The storms beat high And the winds blew fierce . . . PD Reprint
Rule Death In His Arms V - When God commanded Michael in the morning, To stretch at dividing line, With the sheep upon his right hand side, And the goats upon his left. C - O didn't Jesus rule Death in His arm, Yes, rule Death in His arms, On the other side of Jordan, Ah! rule Death in His arms. PD Reprint
Run Mary, Run V - Fire in de east an' fire in de west, I know de oder worl' 'm not like dis, Bound to burn de wilderness . . . C - Run Mary run, run Mary run, O run Mary run, I know de oder worl' 'm not like dis PD Reprint
Sabbath Has No End V - When John first came out of Egypt, He camp'd upon the ground, He sang one of Zion's praises, And the Holy Ghost came down. C - Mighty, meeting in Zion, I believe . . . And Sabbath has no end. PD Reprint
Save Me Lord V - I hailed my sister, she hailed back to me, The last word I heard her say was, Save me, Lord, save me! C - Yes, I want God's heaven to be mine, be mine . . . Save me, Lord, save me! PD Reprint
See Fo' An' Twenty Elders V - See fo' an' twenty elders on dere knees C - An' we'll all rise togedder an' view de risin' sun, O Lord, have mercy ef yo' pleas'. PD Reprint
Seek And You Shall Find V - My brother, de Lord has been here . . . And de Love come a-trickaling down. C - Seek and ye shall find, Knock and de door shall be opened; Ask and it shall be giv'n, And de Love come a-trickaling down. PD Reprint
Show Me the Way V - Noah sent out a mourning dove . . . which brought back a token of heavenly love. C - O my good Lord, Show me the way . . . Enter the chariot, travel along. PD Reprint
Sing a Ho That I Had The Wings of A Dove V - Virgin Mary had one son, I'd fly away and be at rest, The Jews and the Romans had him hung . . .. C - Sing a ho that I had the wings of a dove . . I'd fly away and be at rest. PD Reprint
Sinner, Please Don't Let This Harvest Pass V - I know that my Redeemer lives . . . Sinner, please don't let this harvest pass. C - Sinner please don't let this harvest pass . . . and die and lose your soul at last. PD Reprint
Sinner, You Better Get Ready V - The tallest tree in Paradise, The Christian calls it the tree of life, Hour is a comin' Dat a sinner must die. C - Sinner, you better get ready . . For the hour is a comin' Dat a sinner must die. PD Reprint
Some o' Dese Mornin's V - Gwine to see my mother, some of dese mornin's, see my mother some o' dese mornin's . . . Hope I'll jine de band. C - Look a-way in de heaven . . . Look a-way in de heaven, Lord, Hope I'll jine de band. PD Reprint
Somebody's Buried in the Graveyard V - Although you see me coming along so, To the promised land I'm bound to go. C - Somebody's buried in the graveyard, somebody's buried in the sea, Going to get up in the morning a shouting, Going to join Jubilee. PD Reprint
Soon a Will Be Done V - Soon a will be done with the troubles of the world, troubles of the world . . . Goin' home to live with God. C - No more weeping and wailing . . I'm going to live with God. PD Reprint
Stand On A Sea Of Glass V - Satan tried my soul to slay, Sword of faith skeered him away. Stand on a sea of glass. C - O dis union! Sing dis union! I love dis union, Stand on a sea of glass. PD Reprint
Stars in the Elements V - Don't you hear those Christians a-praying, While the moon drips away in the blood, And the ransomed of the Lord . . . C - Oh, the stars in the elements are falling, And the moon drips away in the blood, And the ransomed of the Lord are turning home to God? O blessed be the name of the Lord! PD Reprint
Stay in de Field V - My eyes are turned to de Hebbenly gate until de war is ended. I'll keep on my way or I'll be too late, until de war is ended. C - Stay in de field, Stay in de field, Stay in de field 'til de war is ended. PD Reprint
Steal Away and Pray V - Sinners, why do't you pray . . . I can't stay away. C - O, Steal away and pray . . . I'm looking for my Jesus. PD Reprint
Sun Don't Set in De Mornin' V - Pray on, prayin' sister . . . Light shine roun' de worl'. C - Sun don't set in de mornin' . . . Lord, sun don't set in de mornin', Light shine round de world. PD Reprint
Sweet Canaan V - Oh, my brother, did you come for to help me . . . Pray, give me your right hand. C - Oh, the land I am bound for, Sweet Canaan's happy land, I am bound for Sweet Canaan's happy land . . Pray, give me your right hand. PD Reprint
Sweet Heaven V - Some people think I have no grace, But I'll see my Savior face to face, Lord how I long to be there. C - Oh, sweet heaven! . . . But how I long to be there. PD Reprint
Sweet Turtle Dove or Jerusalem Mornin' V - Sweet turtle dove, she sing-a so sweet, Muddy de water, so deep, An' we had a little meetin' in de mornin', A-for to hear Gabriel's trumpet sound. C - Jerusalem mornin'. Jerusalem mornin' by de light, Don't you head Gabriel's trumpet in dat mornin'? PD Reprint
Swing Low V - Oh, de good ole chariot swing so low, Good ole chariot swing so low . . I don't want to leave me behind. C - Oh, swing low, sweet chariot, Oh, swing low, sweet chariot, I don't want to leave me behind. PD Reprint
Swing Low, Chariot V - Swing low, chariot, low in de Eas', Let God's people have some peace, Gwine t' ride in de chariot in de mornin'. C - Swing low, Gwine t' ride in de chariot in de mornin'; Elijah, Gwine t' ride in de chariot in de mornin' PD Reprint
Tell All the World, John V - What kind o' shoes are those you wear, I know the other world's not like this; That you can walk up in the air? . . . C - Tell all the world, John . . . I know the other world's not like this. PD Reprint
Tell Bruddah Lijah V - O Sinnah! Ain you tired of sinnin'? Lay down you load ob hell An come along to Jesus! C - No harm, No harm! Tell Bruddah 'Lijah! No harm, No harm! Come along to Jesus! PD Reprint
Tell Jesus V - I went up on de mountain, I did'nt go dere for t' stay, But when my soul got happy, Den I stayed all day. C - Tell Jesus, done, done all I can . . . I can't do no more. PD Reprint
There Were Ten Virgins V - There were ten Virgins when de Bridegroom come, There were ten Virgins, there were ten Virgins, There were ten Virgins when He come. C - . . . An five of them were wise . . . And five of them were foolish . . . And de foolish said to de wise . . . PD Reprint
There's Preaching Here V - There is preaching here, there is preaching there, I believe within my soul there's preaching everywhere. C - Run, mourner, run! Low, says the Bible, Run mourner run, Low, is the way. PD Reprint
They Led My Lord Away V - The Jews and Romans, in-a one band, Tell me where to find Him' They crucified the Son of Man, Tell me where to find Him. C - They led my Lord away, away, away, They led my Lord away, O tell me where to find Him. PD Reprint
This Is a Sin-Trying World V - O, heav'n is so high, and I am so low, I don't know whether I'll ever get to Heav'n or no. C - O, this is a sin trying world. PD Reprint
Troubled In Mind V - In the morning I am troubled. Fo'day! I am troubled in my mind! C - Now I'm troubled in mind! S'm so troubled in min! I ask good Lord to show me the wya, To ease my troubled mind. PD Reprint
Turn Back Pharaoh's Army V - Gwine to write to Massa Jesus, To send some valiant soldiers. C - To turn back Pharoah's army, Hallelu! To turn back Pharoah's army, Hallelujah! To turn back Pharoah's army, Hallelu! PD Reprint
View De Land V - I'm born of God, I know I am, View de land, view de land. And you deny it, if-a you can, Go view de heav'nly land. C - Oh, 'way over Jerdan, view de land. View de land Way over Jerden, Go view de heavenly land. PD Reprint
Wake Up Children V - Ole Satan tho't he had me fast, And I will serve that living God. But thank the Lord, I'm free at last, And I will serve that living God. C - O wake up, children, wake up! O a-rise! O wake up, children, wake! And I will serve that living God. PD Reprint
 Walk In Jerusalem Just Like JohnSee I Want to Be Ready
Walk Jerusalem Jes' Like John V - Walk Jerusalem jes' like John, Walk Jerusalem up and down, Walk Jerusalem, walk Jerusalem . . Walk Jerusalem round and round. C - Walk Jerusalem jes' like John. When I come to die, I want to be ready, When I come to die. PD Reprint
Walk Through the Valley in Peace V - Brothers, we'll walk thro' the valley . . . C - We will walk thro' the valley in peace, come along . . . If Jesus Himself be our leader then, we will walk thro' the valley in peace. PD Reprint
Walk You In De Light V - Oh, children, do you think it's true, Walkin' in de light o' God, Dat Jesus Christ did die for you, Walkin' in de light o' God., C - Walk you in de light . . Walkin' in de light o' God. PD Reprint
Walking In The Light V - Hallelujah to the Lamb. We are walking in de light. Jesus died for ebery man. We are walking in de light. C - We are walking in de light, We are walking in de light . . We are walking in de light of God. PD Reprint
Want to go to Heaven When I Die V - Want To Go To Heaven When I Die . . . Good Lord. C - When I die good Lord, when I die. Good Lord, when I die. PD Reprint
We Are Building On A Rock V - We are building on a rock, On high, on high . . . thank God. C - . . . It's a mighty true rock . . . It's a mighty solid rock . . . Christ Jesus is the Rock . . . PD Reprint
We're Some of the Praying People V - And must I be to judgment brought, to answer in that day? C - We're some of the praying people . . . For my Lord told me so. PD Reprint
Wear A Starry Crown V - O we are going to wear a crown . . . To wear a starry crown. C - Away over Jordon with my Blessed Jesus, Away over Jordan, To wear a starry crown. PD Reprint
Weepin' Mary V - If there's anybody here like weepin' Mary, Call upon your Jesus, an' He'll draw nigh. C - O, glory, glory hallelujah! Glory be to my God, who rules on high. PD Reprint
What a Tryin' Time V - Adam, you ate the apple . . . O what a tryin' time. Lord, Eve, she gave it to me, O what a tryin' time. C - O Adam where are you? . . . O what a tryin' time. Lord, I'm in the Garden, Lord . . . O what a tryin' time. PD Reprint
What Kind of Shoes Are You Going to Wear? V - What kind of shoes are you going to wear? Golden slippers! . . . Golden slippers I'm bound to wear, That outshines the glittering sun. C - Yes, yes my Lord, I'm going to join the heav'nly choir . . I am a soldier of the cross. PD Reprint
Wheel in a Wheel V - A wheel in a wheel, Oh, my Lord . . . Gwine to take a ride On de chariot wheel C - . . . It runs by love . . . It runs by faith . . . Chariot's a comin' . . . PD Reprint
When I Come T' Die V - When I git dere I will sit down an' tell, Tell about de world I jus' come from. Wan' t' walk about Jerusalem jus' like Job. C - Oh, when I come t' die, I wan't t' be ready, When I come t' die, Wan' t' walk about Jerusalem jus' like Job. PD Reprint
When I'm Dead V - Pale Horse and Rider have taken my mother away . . . By and by don't you grieve after me. C - When I'm dead don't you grieve after me, . . By and by don't you grieve after me. PD Reprint
When Morning Comes V - Trials dark on ev'ry hand, and we cannot understand, All the ways that God will lead us . .. C - By and by, when the morning comes, All the saints of God are gathering home . . PD Reprint
When That General Roll Is Called V - Gwine to see my father, I'll be there . . . see my mother . . . see my sister . . . see my Jesus . . . C - I'll be there in the morning . . . when that general roll is called. I'll be there, When that general roll is called, I'll be there. PD Reprint
When the General Roll is Called V - Goin' to meet my sister, I'll be there. C - I'll be there in the morning . . When the general roll is called. PD Reprint
When the Stars Begin to Fall V - You'll hear a sinner mourn to make the nations underground. Look in my God's right hand When the stars begin to fall. C - My Lord, what a morning . . When the stars begin to fall. PD Reprint
Where Am De Children? V - Where am de chil'ren a-singin' sweet, Hal-le-halelujah, my Lord. Dar on de sho' now I see dem stan'. Singin' de glory ob de angel ban' C - Den chil'ren, chil'ren, chil'ren, meet me in de Kingdom . . . Meet me over dar! PD Reprint
Who'll Jine De Union V - My lovely brethren, how ye do? Who'll jine the Union? Oh, des yer love a-continue true? . . . Ebber since I hab-a benn newly born . . C - Oh, hallelujah, Oh,hallelujah, Oh hallelujah, Who'll jine de union? PD Reprint
Whose Dat Yandah V - O little did I think, he was so nigh. He spoke, and He made me laugh and cry. C - O who's dat yandah? an' a who's dat yandah? Say, who's dat yandah? Look like a' my Lord comin' in de sky. PD Reprint
Winter Soon Be Over V - Them Methodist and Baptists can't agree, And we'll all rise and go. An' stop you long tongue from telling lies, And we'll all rise and go. C - O the winter, the winter, the winter soon be over. chillen . . And we'll all arise and go. PD Reprint
Witness V - You read the Bible and you understand, Methuselah was the oldest man. He lived nine hundred and sixty-nine, He died and went to heaven, Lord, in a-due time. C - My soul is a witness for my Lord. PD Reprint
Wonder Where Is Good Ole Daniel V - Wonder where is good ole Daniel . . . Way over in de Promise' Lan' C - . . He was cas' in de den ob lions . . . By an' by we'll go an' meet Him . . . Wonder where's dem Hebrew children . . . PD Reprint
You Can't Cross Here V - Yes, you must have that true religion . . . Or you can't cross here. C - O where you going sinner? O where you going, I say? Going down to the rivers of Jordan, You can't cross here. PD Reprint
You Got to Die V - O, you just as well live in union, You got to die C - It may be tomorrow, You can't tell the minute nor the hour . . .You got to die. PD Reprint
You Won't Find a Man Like Jesus V - You may search from sea to sea, But this thing is clear to me. That you won't find a man like Jesus. C - Like Jesus, like Jesus; And you won't find a man like Jesus. PD Reprint
Zion Weep A-Low V - My Jesus Christ, a-walkin' down de hebbenly road, Den a Halleluajh to de Lamb, An' out o' his mouth come a two edged sword . . . C - Zion, Weep a-low, Zion weep a-low . .. Den-a Hallelujah to-a de Lamb. PD Reprint