126. Were You There?

1 Were you there when they crucified my Lord?
Were you there when they crucified my Lord?
Oh! Sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble.
Were you there when they crucified my Lord?

2 Were you there when they nailed Him to the tree?
Were you there when they nailed Him to the tree?
Oh! Sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble.
Were you there when they nailed Him to the tree?

3 Were you there when they pierced Him in the side?
Were you there when they pierced Him in the side?
Oh! Sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble.
Were you there when they pierced Him in the side?

4 Were you there when the sun refused to shine?
Were you there when the sun refused to shine??
Oh! Sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble.
Were you there when the sun refused to shine?

5 Were you there when they laid Him in the tomb?
Were you there when they laid Him in the tomb?
Oh! Sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble.
Were you there when they laid Him in the tomb?

Text Information
First Line: Were you there when they crucified my Lord?
Title: Were You There?
Language: English
Publication Date: 1981
Topic: Negro Spirituals and Afro-American Liberation Songs
Source: Traditional
Tune Information
Name: [Were you there when they crucified my Lord?]
Harmonizer: J. Jefferson Cleveland, 1937-
Harmonizer: Verolga Nix, 1933-
Key: G Major or modal
Source: Traditional
Copyright: Harm. © 1981 by Abingdon



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