97. Peter, Go Ring Them Bells

Refrain:
Oh, Peter, go ring them bells,
Peter, go ring them bells,
Peter, go ring them bells,
I heard from heaven today.
I heard from heaven today,
I heard from heaven today,
I thank God, and I thank you, too.
I heard from heaven today.

1 I wonder where my mother is gone,
I wonder where my mother is gone,
I wonder where my mother is gone,
I heard from heaven today. [Refrain]

2 I wonder where sister Mary's gone -
I wonder where sister Mary's gone -
I wonder where sister Mary's gone -
I heard from heaven today;
Oh, Peter, go ring them bells,
Peter, go ring them bells,
Peter, go ring them bells,
I heard from heaven today.
I heard from heaven today,
I heard from heaven today,
It's good news, and I thank you, too.
I heard from heaven today.

3 I wonder where sister Martha's gone -
I wonder where sister Martha's gone -
I wonder where sister Martha's gone -
I heard from heaven today;
Oh, Peter, go ring them bells,
Peter, go ring them bells,
Peter, go ring them bells,
I heard from heaven today.
I heard from heaven today,
I heard from heaven today,
It's good news, and I thank you, too.
I heard from heaven today.

4 I wonder where brother Moses is gone -
I wonder where brother Moses is gone -
I wonder where brother Moses is gone -
I heard from heaven today;
Oh, Peter, go ring them bells,
Peter, go ring them bells,
Peter, go ring them bells,
I heard from heaven today.
I heard from heaven today,
I heard from heaven today,
He's gone where Elijah has gone,
I heard from heaven today.

5 I wonder where brother Daniel's gone -
I wonder where brother Daniel's gone -
I wonder where brother Daniel's gone -
I heard from heaven today;
Oh, Peter, go ring them bells,
Peter, go ring them bells,
Peter, go ring them bells,
I heard from heaven today.
I heard from heaven today,
I heard from heaven today,
He's gone where Elijah has gone,
I heard from heaven today.

Text Information
First Line: I wonder where my mother is gone
Title: Peter, Go Ring Them Bells
Refrain First Line: Oh, Peter, go ring them bells
Language: English
Publication Date: 1981
Topic: Negro Spirituals and Afro-American Liberation Songs
Source: Traditional
Tune Information
Name: [I wonder where my mother is gone]
Key: F Major or modal
Source: Traditional



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