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In Dat Great Gittin’ Up Mornin’

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IN DAT GREAT GITTIN’ UP MORNING

James W. Johnson, J. Rosamond Johnson
in: The Books of American Negro Spirituals, 1926

I’M-A GOIN’ TO TELL YOU
‘BOUT DE COMIN’ OF DE JUDGEMENT
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL
I’M-A GOIN’ TO TELL YOU
‘BOUT DE COMIN’ OF DE JUDGEMENT
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL

BETTER GET READY
FOR THE GREAT HEREAFTER
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL
GOT TO GET READY
FOR A BRAND NEW CHAPTER
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL

DERE’S A BETTER DAY A-COMIN’
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL
YEAH DE JUDGMENT DAY’S A-COMIN’
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL

SO DE LORD HE SPEAKS TO GABRIEL
FARE YOU WELL, FARE WELL
HE SAY BLOW YO’ TRUMPET GABRIEL
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL

IN DAT GREAT GITTIN’ UP MORNIN’
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL
IN DAT GREAT GITTIN’ UP MORNIN’
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL

IN DAT GREAT GITTIN’ UP MORNIN’
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL
IN DAT GREAT GITTIN’ UP MORNIN’
FARE YOU WELL, FARE WELL

NOW TAKE DOWN DE SILVAH TRUMPET
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL
BLOW THAT TRUMPET, GABRIEL
FARE YOU WELL, FARE WELL

LORD, HOW LOUD SHALL I BLOW IT
FARE YOU WELL, FARE WELL
LOUD AS SEVEN PEALS OF THUNDER
FARE YOU, FARE YOU WELL

NOW BLOW IT RIGHT, CALM AN’ EASY
FARE YOU WELL
THEN WAKE DE LIVIN’ NATIONS
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL

IN DAT GREAT GITTIN’ UP MORNIN’
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL
IN DAT GREAT GITTIN’ UP MORNIN’
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL

IN DAT GREAT GITTIN’ UP MORNIN’
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL
IN DAT GREAT GITTIN’ UP MORNIN’
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL

DEN YOU’LL SEE DE COFFIN BUSTIN’
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL
SEE DE DRY BONES COME A-CREEPIN’
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL

DEN YOU’LL SEE DE WORL’ IN FIAH
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL
SEE DE MOON A-BLEEDIN’
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL

CAN’T YOU SEE DE STARS A-FALLIN’
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL
SEE DE ELEMENTS A-MELTIN’
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL

IN DAT GREAT GITTIN’ UP MORNIN’
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL
IN DAT GREAT GITTIN’ UP MORNIN’
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL

IN DAT GREAT GITTIN’ UP MORNIN’
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL
IN DAT GREAT GITTIN’ UP MORNIN’
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL

HEAR DE RUMBLIN’ OF DE THUNDER
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL
AND DE EARTH SHALL REEL AN’ TOTTER
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL

DEN YOU’LL SEE DE PEOPLE RISIN’
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL
DEN YOU’LL SEE DE RIGHTEOUS MARCHIN’
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL

AN’ DE SAINTS GOIN’ ON BEFORE DEM
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL
SEE DEM MARCHIN’ HOME TO HEAB’N
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL

IN DAT GREAT GITTIN’ UP MORNIN’
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL
IN DAT GREAT GITTIN’ UP MORNIN’
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL

IN DAT GREAT GITTIN’ UP MORNIN’
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL
IN DAT GREAT GITTIN’ UP MORNIN’
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL
IN DAT GREAT GITTIN’ UP MORNIN’
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL
IN DAT GREAT GITTIN’ UP MORNIN’
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL

IN DAT GREAT GITTIN’ UP MORNIN’
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL
IN DAT GREAT GITTIN’ UP MORNIN’
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL

IN DAT GREAT GITTIN’ UP MORNIN’
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL
IN DAT GREAT GITTIN’ UP MORNIN’
FARE YOU WELL, FARE YOU WELL

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