416. Were You There

1 Were you there when they crucified my Lord?
Were you there when they crucified my Lord?
Oh! Sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble.
Were you there when they crucified my Lord?

2 Were you there when they nailed him to the tree?
Were you there when they nailed him to the tree?
Oh! Sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble.
Were you there when they nailed him to the tree?

3 Were you there when they pierced him in the side?
Were you there when they pierced him in the side?
Oh! Sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble.
Were you there when they pierced him in the side?

4 Were you there when they laid him in the tomb?
Were you there when they laid him in the tomb?
Oh! Sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble.
Were you there when they laid him in the tomb?

5 Werer you there when they rolled the stone away?
Were you there when they rolled the stone away?
Oh, Sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble,
Were you there when they rolled the stone away?

Text Information
First Line: Were you there when they crucified my Lord
Title: Were You There
Meter: 10 10 with refrain
Scripture: Matthew 27:35; Mark 15:25-33; Mark 16:3; Luke 23:33-44; John 20:1
Source: African-American spiritual
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: WERE YOU THERE
Harmonizer: Robert J. Batastini, b. 1942
Meter: 10 10 with refrain
Key: E♭ Major
Source: African-American spiritual
Copyright: Harmonization © 1987, GIA Publications, Inc.



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