We Shall Overcome (song)

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We Shall Overcome
derived from a gospel song by Reverend Charles Tindley
Song lyrics

We shall overcome
We shall overcome
We shall overcome some day [1]

CHORUS:
Oh, deep in my heart
I do believe
We shall overcome some day

We'll walk hand in hand
We'll walk hand in hand
We'll walk hand in hand some day

CHORUS
 
We shall all be free
We shall all be free
We shall all be free some day

CHORUS

We are not afraid
We are not afraid
We are not afraid some day

CHORUS

We are not alone
We are not alone
We are not alone some day

CHORUS

The whole wide world around
The whole wide world around
The whole wide world around some day

CHORUS

We shall overcome
We shall overcome
We shall overcome some day

CHORUS

References[edit]

  • Eileen Southern, The Music of Black Americans: A History, Second Edition (Norton, 1971): 546-47, 159-60.
This work published before January 1, 1923 is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.