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A city called Heaven

1) I am a poor pilgrim of sorrow,
I’m tossed in this wide world alone
No hope I have for to morrow
I’ve started to heav’n my home

2) Sometimes I am tossed and driven, Lord,
Sometimes I don’t know where to roam
I’ve heard of a city called heaven
I’ve started to make it my home

3) My mother reached that pure glory
My father’s still walkin’ in sin
My brothers and sisters won’t own me
Because I am tryin’ to get in

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Artist:
Mahalia Jackson
Lied:
A City Called Heaven
Album:
Live At Newport 1958
Artist:
Joan Baez
Lied:
A City Called Heaven (Live)
Album:
Live at Forest Hill, NYC '63

Den Liedtext und Noten findet man in folgenden Liederbüchern:

  Cover Liederbuch Nummer
The Oxford Book of Spirituals The Oxford Book of Spirituals
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