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1.   Look over yonder on Jericho's walls,
Rocks and mountains don't fall on me, See those sinners tremble and fall,
Rocks and mountains don't fall on me.
Chorus Oh, rocks don't fall on me, etc.
2.   In-a that great, great judg-a-ment day,
Rocks and mountains don't fall on me, The sinner will run to the rocks and say, Rocks and mountains please fall on me.
Chorus Oh? rocks please fall on me, etc.
"Now We Take this Feeble Body."
1.   Now we take this feeble body, And we carry it to the tomb,
And we all leave it there,�Hallelujah.
Chorus And a hallelujah,�And a hallelujah, And we all leave it there,�-Hallelujah.
2.   Now we take our dear old father, And we carry him to the tomb,
And we all leave him there,�Hallelujah.
Chorus And a hallelujah,�And a hallelujah�
"Swing Low, Sweet Chaeiot."
Chorus Swing low, sweet chariot,,
Coming for to carry me home; Swing low, sweet chariot,
Coming for to carry me home.
1. If you get there before I do,
Coming for to carry me home; Tell all my friends I'm coming, too, Coming for to carry me home.








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