577. The Old Ship of Zion

'Tis the old ship of Zion,
'Tis the old ship of Zion,
'Tis the old ship of Zion,
Get on board, get on board.

1. It has landed many a thousand,
It has landed many a thousand,
It has landed many a thousand,
Get on board, get on board.

'Tis the old ship of Zion,
'Tis the old ship of Zion,
'Tis the old ship of Zion,
Get on board, get on board.

2. Ain't no danger in the water,
Ain't no danger in the water,
Ain't no danger in the water,
Get on board, get on board.

'Tis the old ship of Zion,
'Tis the old ship of Zion,
'Tis the old ship of Zion,
Get on board, get on board.

3. It was good for my dear mother,
It was good for my dear mother,
It was good for my dear mother,
Get on board, get on board.

'Tis the old ship of Zion,
'Tis the old ship of Zion,
'Tis the old ship of Zion,
Get on board, get on board.

4. It was good for my dear father,
It was good for my dear father,
It was good for my dear father,
Get on board, get on board.

'Tis the old ship of Zion,
'Tis the old ship of Zion,
'Tis the old ship of Zion,
Get on board, get on board.

5. It will take us all to heaven,
It will take us all to heaven,
It will take us all to heaven,
Get on board, get on board.

'Tis the old ship of Zion,
'Tis the old ship of Zion,
'Tis the old ship of Zion,
Get on board, get on board.

Text Information
First Line: 'Tis the old ship of Zion
Title: The Old Ship of Zion
Meter: 8.8.8.6. with Refrain
Scripture: Matthew 14:33
Source: Negro Spiritual
Refrain First Line: 'Tis the old ship of Zion
Tune Information
Name: YARMOUTH
Arranger: Mark Blankenship
Meter: 8.8.8.6. with Refrain
Key: A♭ Major
Source: Negro Spiritual
Copyright: 1991 McKinney Music, Inc. (BMI)



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