115. Go, Tell It on the Mountain

Refrain:
Go, tell it on the mountain,
Over the hills and everywhere;
Go, tell it on the mountain
That Jesus Christ is born.

1 While shepherds kept their watching
O'er silent flocks by night,
Behold, throughout the heavens
There shone a holy light. (Refrain)

2 The shepherds feared and trembled,
When lo! above the earth
Rang out the angel chorus
That hailed our Savior's birth. (Refrain)

3 Down in a lowly manger
Our humble Christ was born,
And God sent us salvation
That blessed Christmas morn. (Refrain)

Text Information
First Line: While shepherds kept their watching
Title: Go, Tell It on the Mountain
Author: John W. Work, II (1907)
Publication Date: 1974
Meter: Irreg.
Scripture: Isaiah 52:7; Luke 2:17
Topic: Christ: Birth
Refrain First Line: Go, tell it on the mountain
Tune Information
Name: GO TELL IT
Meter: Irreg.
Key: F Major
Source: Traditional Spiritual



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