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156. Oh, Freedom

1 Oh, freedom, oh, freedom,
oh, freedom over me;
and before I'd 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;
and before I'd be a slave,
I'd be buried in my grave,
and go home to my Lord and be free.

3 There’ll be singing, there’ll be singing,
there’ll be singing over me;
and before I'd be a slave,
I'd be buried in my grave,
and go home to my Lord and be free.

Text Information
First Line: Oh, freedom
Title: Oh, Freedom
Meter: Irregular
Language: English
Publication Date: 1993
Topic: Words and Deeds of Prophetic Women and Men: Freedom; Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Source: African American spiritual, c. 1750-1875
Tune Information
Name: ROSA
Arranger: Horace Clarence Boyer, 1935-
Meter: Irregular
Key: G Major or modal
Source: African American spiritual, c. 1750-1875
Copyright: Arr. © 1992 Unitarian Universalist Association



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