We Shall Overcome

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Mahalia Jackson

Mahalia Jackson ( /məˈheɪljə/ mə-HAYL-yə; October 26, 1911 – January 27, 1972) was an American gospel singer. Possessing a powerful contralto voice, she was referred to as "The Queen of Gospel". Jackson became one of the most influential gospel singers in the world and was heralded internat… more »

We shall overcome, we shall overcome
We shall overcome someday
Oh, deep in my heart I do believe
We shall overcome someday

The Lord will see us through, the Lord will see us through
The Lord will see us through someday
Oh, deep in my heart I do believe
We shall overcome someday

We're on to victory, we're on to victory
We're on to victory someday
Oh, deep in my heart I do believe
We're on to victory someday

We'll walk hand-in-hand, we'll walk hand in hand
We'll walk hand-in-hand someday
Oh, deep in my heart I do believe
We'll walk hand-in-hand someday

We are not afraid, we are not afraid
We are not afraid today
Oh, deep in my heart I do believe
We are not afraid today

The truth shall make us free, the truth shall make us free
The truth shall make us free someday
Oh, deep in my heart I do believe
The truth shall make us free someday

We shall live in peace, we shall live in peace
We shall live in peace someday
Oh, deep in my heart I do believe
We shall live in peace someday

Written by: J. PETERS

Lyrics © SPIRIT MUSIC GROUP

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We Shall Overcome