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2. I'll meet you in heaven; I'll meet you in heaven; I'll meet you in heaven; Heaven, Heaven, Heaven, Heaven!
"Oh, Wretched Man that I Am."
Chorus
Oh, wretched man that I am;
Oh, wretched man that I am;
Oh, wretched man that I am;
Who will deliver poor me?
1.   I'm bowed down with a burden of woe, I'm bowed down with a burden of woe, I'm bowed down with a burden of woe,
Who will deliver poor me?
Chorus Oh, wretched man that I am, etc.
2.   My heart's filled with sadness and pain, My heart's filled with sadness and pain, My heart's filled with sadness and pain,
Who will deliver poor me?
"I Must Walk My Lonesome Valley.';
1.   I've got to walk my lonesome valley,
I've got to walk it for myself; Nobody else can walk it for me, I've got to walk it for myself.
2.   Jesus walked His lonesome valley,
He had to walk it for Himself;
Nobody else could walk it for Him;
He had to walk it for Himself.
3.   I've got to go and stand my trial,
I've got to stand it for myself; Nobody else can stand it for me, I've got to stand it for myself.
4.   Jesus had to stand His trial,
He had to stand it for Himself; Nobody else could stand it for Him, He had to stand it for Himself.








E-Book - An Annotated Compendium of Old Time American Songs by James Alverson III