John Brown’s Body

John Brown’s Body


GJohn Brown’s body lies, Gamouldring in the grave,
CJohn Brown’s body lies Gamouldring in the grave,
GJohn Brown’s body lies, B7amouldring in the Emgrave,
But his soul Amgoes D7marching Gon.
GGlory, glory, hallelu- G7jah, Cglory, glory, halle- Glujah!
Glory, glory, halle- B7lu- Emjah, but his Amsoul goes D7marching Gon.

 

1. John Brown’s body lies, amouldring in the grave,
John Brown’s body lies amouldring in the grave,
John Brown’s body lies, amouldring in the grave,
But his soul goes marching on.
Glory, glory, hallelujah, glory, glory, halle-lujah!
Glory, glory, halle-lujah, but his soul goes marching on.

2. He’s gone to be a soldier, in the army of the Lord,
He’s gone to be a soldier in the army of the Lord,
He’s gone to be a soldier in the army of the Lord,
But his soul goes marching on.
Glory, glory, hallelujah, glory, glory, hallelujah!
Glory, glory, hallelujah, but his soul goes marching on.

3. He captured Harper’s Ferry with his nineteen men so few,
He captured Harper’s Ferry with his nineteen men so few,
He captured Harper’s Ferry with his nineteen men so few,
But his soul goes marching on.
Glory, glory, hallelujah, glory, glory, hallelujah!
Glory, glory, hallelujah, but his soul goes marching on.

4. They frightened “Old Virginny” till she trembled thru and thru,
they frightened “Old Virginny” till she trembled thru and thru,
they frightened “Old Virginny” till she trembled thru and thru,
But his soul goes marching on.
Glory, glory, hallelujah, glory, glory, hallelujah!
Glory, glory, hallelujah, but his soul goes marching on.

5. They hung him for a traitor, they themselves the traitor crew,
they hung him for a traitor, they themselves the traitor crew,
they hung him for a traitor, they themselves the traitor crew,
But his soul goes marching on.
Glory, glory, hallelujah, glory, glory, hallelujah!
Glory, glory, hallelujah, but his soul goes marching on.

6. John Brown died that the slaves might be free,
John Brown died that the slaves might be free,
John Brown died that the slaves might be free,
But his soul goes marching on.
Glory, glory, hallelujah, glory, glory, hallelujah!
Glory, glory, hallelujah, but his soul goes marching on.

7. The stars above in heaven are looking kindly down,
the stars above in heaven are looking kindly down,
the stars above in heaven are looking kindly down,
But his soul goes marching on.
Glory, glory, hallelujah, glory, glory, hallelujah!
Glory, glory, hallelujah, but his soul goes marching on.

8. Now has come the glorious jubilee, now has come the glorious jubilee,
now has come the glorious jubilee, now has come the glorious jubilee,
now has come the glorious jubilee, Now has come the glorious jubilee,
When all mankind shall be free.
Glory, glory, hallelujah, glory, glory, hallelujah!
Glory, glory, hallelujah, but his soul goes marching on.