Down to the River to Pray

E                A         E
As I went in the river to pray
B7               E             A
Studying  about that good old way
B7             E              A
And who shall wear, the starry crown
B7           A         E
Good lord, show me the way


          B7    E         A    E
          O sisters let's go down
                     A            E
          Let's go down, come on down
          B7    E         A    E
          O sisters let's go down,
          A                     E
          Down in the river to pray


E                 A         E
As I went in the river to pray
B7               E             A
Studying  about that good old way
B7             E           A
And who shall wear, the starry crown
B7               A     E
Good lord, show me the way


          B7      E        A   E
          O brothers let's go down,
                A                 E     
          Let's go down, come on down
          B7           E         A    E
          Come on brothers let's go down
          A                     E
          Down in the river to pray


E                 A         E
As I went in the river to pray
B7              E             A
Studying  about that good old way
B7             E           A
And who shall wear, the starry crown
B7              A       E
Good lord, show me the way

    
          B7    E         A     E
          O fathers let's go down,
                A                 E
          Let's go down, come on down
          B7    E         A    E
          O fathers let's go down
          A                     E
          Down in the river to pray


E                 A         E
As I went in the river to pray
B7               E             A
Studying  about that good old way
B7             E           A
And who shall wear, the starry crown
B7              A       E
Good lord, show me the way


          B7    E         A    E
          O mothers let's go down,
                A                 E
          Let's go down, come on down
          B7          E         A    E
          Come on mothers let's go down
          A                     E
          Down in the river to pray


E                 A         E
As I went in the river to pray
B7               E             A
Studying  about that good old way
B7             E           A
And who shall wear, the starry crown
B7              A       E
Good lord, show me the way


          B7    E         A    E
          O sinners let's go down,
                 A                E
          Let's go down, come on down
          B7      E       A    E
          O sinners let's go down
          A                     E
          Down in the river to pray


E                 A         E
As I went in the river to pray
B7               E             A
Studying  about that good old wa
B7             E           A
And who shall wear, the starry crown
B7              A       E
Good lord, show me the way