Wayfaring Stranger

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Johnny Cash

John R. "Johnny" Cash (February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003), was an American singer-songwriter, actor, and author, who has been called one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. Although he is primarily remembered as a country music icon, his songs and sound spanned many other … more »

I'm just a poor wayfaring stranger
 Traveling through this world below
 There is no sickness, no toil, nor danger 
In that bright land to which I go

I'm going there to see my Father 
And all my loved ones who've gone on
I'm just going over Jordan 
I'm just going over home

I know dark clouds will gather 'round me
I know my way is hard and steep 
But beauteous fields arise before me
 Where God's redeemed, their vigils keep
I'm going there to see my Mother 
She said she'd meet me when I come

So, I'm just going over Jordan 
I'm just going over home
I'm just going over Jordan 
I'm just going over home

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Wayfaring Stranger