In The End

Full Text

In the end, where will we be?
In a villa by the sea?
In a snowy mountain chalet?
On an island far away?
But the statistics say it ain't so
And the statistics say we won't go
And the statistics make it clear
That in the end, we will be here

2 So let's make this the best it can be
Good as a villa by the sea
Good as a snow mountain chalet
Good as an island far away
Keeping our neighbors free from fear
Keeping our air and water clear
And our kids smiling ear to ear
'Cuz in the end, we will be here.


Source: Secular Hymnal: 144 hymn tunes made inclusive for all #48

Author: Secretary Michael

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Text Information

First Line: In the end, where will we be?
Title: In The End
Author: Secretary Michael
Language: English
Publication Date: 2015
Notes: (traditional hymn: "Blessed Assurance")
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

[Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine]

The eight phrases of ASSURANCE use, with just one slight variation in the second phrase, the same rhythmic pattern throughout, sung over a static bass line. Sing in parts. Observe a moderate pace for the slow-moving harmony. ASSURANCE is one of the several tunes composed for Crosby’s text by Phoeb…

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