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NUMBER AND CLASSIFICATION.
"Wide River."
Chorus
Oh, wasn't that a wide river,
River of Jordan, Lord, Wide river,
There's one more river to cross.
1.   Oh, the River of Jordan is so wide,
One more river to cross, And | don't know how to get on the other side, One more river to cross.
Chorus Oh, wasn't that a wide river, etc.
2.   Shout, shout, Satan's about,
One more river to cross, Shut your door and keep him out, One more river to cross.
Chorus Oh, wasn't that a wide river, etc.
"Some of these Mornings."
1.   Going to see my mother,
Some o' these mornings, See my mother,
Some o' these mornings, See my mother,
Some o' these mornings, Hope I'll join the hand.
2.   Going to chatter with the angels,
Some o' these mornings, Chatter with the angels,
Some o' these mornings, Chatter with the angels,
Some o' these mornings, Hope I'll join the band.
Chorus Look away in the Heavens, Look away in the Heavens, Look away, in the Heavens, Lord; Hope I'll join the band.








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