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Page 1/3 Engraved by Verovio 3.13.1-version-3.12.0-ccel-271-gea838ff Verse 5 9 Lift Ston God ev y of ery the our voice road wea and we ry sing trod, years, till bit God earth ter of and the our heav chas si en tening lent ring, rod, tears, 15 ring felt thou with in who the the hast har days brought mo when us nies hope thus of un far lib born on er had the ty. died. way; title Lift Every Voice and Sing My.Hymnary - Lift Every Voice and Sing TEXT: James Weldon Johnson, 1900 MUSIC (LIFT EVERY VOICE, Irregular): J. Rosamond Johnson, 1905 Page 2/3 Engraved by Verovio 3.13.1-version-3.12.0-ccel-271-gea838ff 20 Let Yet, thou our with who re a hast joic stead by ing y thy rise beat, might high have led as not us the our in lis wea to tening ry the skies; feet light, 26 let come keep it to us re the for sound place ev loud for er as which in the our the roll par path, ing ents we sea. sighed? pray. 30 Sing We Lest a have our song come feet full o stray of ver from the a the faith way plac that that es, the with our dark tears God, past has where has been we taught wa met us; tered; thee; –  page 2  – My.Hymnary - Lift Every Voice and Sing TEXT: James Weldon Johnson, 1900 MUSIC (LIFT EVERY VOICE, Irregular): J. Rosamond Johnson, 1905 Page 3/3 Engraved by Verovio 3.13.1-version-3.12.0-ccel-271-gea838ff 34 sing we lest, a have our song come, hearts full tread drunk of ing with the our the hope path wine that through of the the the pres blood world, ent of we has the for brought slaugh get us. tered, thee; 39 Fac out shad ing from owed the the be ris gloom neath ing y thy sun past, hand of till may our now we new we for day stand ev be at er gun, last stand, 45 let where true us the to march white our on, gleam God, till of true vic our to to bright our ry star na is is tive won. cast. land. –  page 3  – My.Hymnary - Lift Every Voice and Sing TEXT: James Weldon Johnson, 1900 MUSIC (LIFT EVERY VOICE, Irregular): J. Rosamond Johnson, 1905
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First Line:
Lift every voice and sing
Title:
Lift Every Voice and Sing
Author:
James Weldon Johnson (1900)
Meter:
Irregular
Language:
English
Refrain First Line:
Lift every voice and sing
Copyright:
Public Domain

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Title:
LIFT EVERY VOICE
Composer:
J. Rosamond Johnson (1921)
Meter:
Irregular
Copyright:
Public Domain