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Down in the Valley to Pray 74th in 1927

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Publication date
1867
Language
English
Comments
Negro spiritual originally called "The Good Old Way". First published in "Slave Songs of the United States", by William Francis Allen.

Lyrics start out -
As I went down in the valley to pray
Studyin' about that good old way
And who shall wear the stary crown
Good Lord, show me the way
Oh fathers let's go down
Let's go down come on down
Oh fathers let's go down
Down in the valley to pray
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