Will the Circle Be Unbroken

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The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is an American country-folk-rock band that has existed in various forms since its founding in Long Beach, California in 1966. The group's membership has had at least a dozen changes over the years, including a period from 1976 to 1981 when the band performed and recorded … more »

I was standing by my window 
On one cold and cloudy day
When I saw that hearse come rolling 
For to carry my mother away

Will the circle be unbroken 
By and by, Lord, by and by
There's a better home a-waiting
In the sky, Lord, in the sky

I said to that undertaker  Undertaker please drive slow
For this lady you are carrying 
Lord, I hate to see her go

Will the circle be unbroken 
By and by, Lord, by and by
There's a better home a-waiting
In the sky, Lord, in the sky

Oh, I followed close behind her
 Tried to hold up and be brave 
But I could not hide my sorrow 
When they laid her in the grave 

Will the circle be unbroken 
By and by, Lord, by and by
There's a better home a-waiting
In the sky, Lord, in the sky

I went back home Lord, my home was lonesome  Missed my mother, she was gone
All of my brothers, sisters crying
What a home so sad and lone

Will the circle be unbroken 
By and by, Lord, by and by
There's a better home a-waiting
In the sky, Lord, in the sky

Will the circle be unbroken 
By and by, Lord, by and by
There's a better home a-waiting
In the sky, Lord, in the sky

Written by: JOHNNY SANDLIN, GREGG L. ALLMAN

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group

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