'Tis the Old Ship of Zion

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Refrain:
'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.

2 Ain't no danger in the water,

3 It was good for my dear mother,

4 It was good for my dear father,

5 It will take us all to heaven,

Author: James A. Brown

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Text Information

First Line: 'Tis the old ship of Zion
Title: 'Tis the Old Ship of Zion
Author: James A. Brown
Meter: 8.8.8.6 with refrain
Source: Afro-American spiritual
Language: English
Refrain First Line: 'Tis the old ship of Zion

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
African American Heritage Hymnal #349TextPage Scan
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #577Text
Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #393
The United Methodist Hymnal #345Text
Include 2 pre-1979 instances



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