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Text:O Freedom
Tune:O FREEDOM
Arranger:John Bell

2194. O Freedom

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1 O freedom! O freedom!
O freedom over me.

Refrain:
And before I'll be a slave,
I'd be buried in my grave,
and go home to my Lord and be free.

2 No more moaning, no more moaning,
no more moaning over me. [Refrain]

3 No more weeping, no more weeping,
no more weeping over me. [Refrain]

4 There’ll be singing, there’ll be singing,
there’ll be singing over me. [Refrain]

5 There’ll be shouting, there’ll be shouting,
there’ll be shouting over me. [Refrain]

6 There’ll be praying, there’ll be praying,
there’ll be praying over me. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: O freedom! O freedom!
Title: O Freedom
Refrain First Line: And before I'll be a slave
Meter: Irregular with refrain
Language: English
Publication Date: 2001
Topic: Grace: Prayer, Trust, Hope; A New Heaven and a New Earth
Source: African-American spiritual
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: O FREEDOM
Arranger: John Bell
Meter: Irregular with refrain
Key: G Major
Source: African-American spiritual
Copyright: Arr. © 1996 WGRG The Iona Community (Scotland). Used by permission of GIA Publications, Inc.



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