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We Shall Overcome, song lyrics

Song: We Shall Overcome
Lyrics: n/a(1)

Music: to the tune of "No More Auction Block From Me" a pre-Civil War song
Year: circa 1900(1)
Genre: Gospel
Country: USA


We shall overcome
We shall overcome
We shall overcome some day

(CHORUS:)
Oh, deep in my heart
I do believe
We shall overcome some day

We'll walk hand in hand
We'll walk hand in hand
We'll walk hand in hand some day
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(CHORUS)

We shall all be free
We shall all be free
We shall all be free some day

(CHORUS)

We are not afraid
We are not afraid
We are not afraid some day

(CHORUS)
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We are not alone
We are not alone
We are not alone some day

(CHORUS)

The whole wide world around
The whole wide world around
The whole wide world around some day

(CHORUS)

We shall overcome
We shall overcome
We shall overcome some day

(CHORUS)


Notes:

1 - The lyrics are a derivation I'll Overcome Some Day a 1900 gospel song by Charles Tindley.

2 - This song is very popular in rallies and protests because of the ease of improving new stanzas for the particular situation.