512. We Shall Overcome

1 We shall overcome, we shall overcome,
we shall overcome someday!

Oh, deep in my heart I do believe
we shall overcome someday!

2 The Lord will see us through.

3 We'll walk hand in hand.

4 We are not afraid (today).

5 The truth will make us free.

7 We shall live in peace.

Text Information
First Line: We shall overcome
Title: We Shall Overcome
Original Language: English
Meter: Irregular
Language: English
Publication Date: 2003
Scripture: ;
Topic: Conflict & Victory
Source: African-American spiritual
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Arranger: William Farley Smith, 1941-
Meter: Irregular
Key: C Major
Source: African-American spiritual
Copyright: Music Arr. © 1989 The United Methodist Publishing House (Admin. The Copyright Company)

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