“Wade in the Water”

The end of May is coming! 😮

I wanted to make sure I shared my monthly song with you! 🙂 Therefore, this week, I am sharing the latest video from my YouTube channel, AllysMusicRoom.

I did a cover of one of my FAVORITE historical songs, “Wade in the Water.” It is a beautiful and extremely powerful song. ❤

According to the Harriet Tubman Historical Society, “Wade in the Water” was one of the songs that was used to help slaves escape from slavery via the underground railroad. Further, they say that this song was used to tell the slaves that they should go through the water during their escape in order to stay hidden.

I found that there are many different versions of the song. Here is my cover of “Wade in the Water”:

The lyrics are as follows:

Wade in the water.
Wade in the water, children.
Wade in the water.
God’s gonna trouble the water.

Wade in the water.
Wade in the water, children.
Wade in the water.
God’s gonna trouble the water.

See that host all dressed in white.
God’s gonna trouble the water.
The leader looks like an Israelite.
God’s gonna trouble the water.

Wade in the water.
Wade in the water, children.
Wade in the water.
God’s gonna trouble the water.

See that band all dressed in red.
God’s gonna trouble the water.
Looks like the band that Moses led.
God’s gonna trouble the water.

Wade in the water.
Wade in the water, children.
Wade in the water.
God’s gonna trouble the water.

Look over yonder, what did I see?
God’s gonna trouble the water.
The Holy Ghost a-coming for me.
God’s gonna trouble the water.

Wade in the water.
Wade in the water, children.
Wade in the water.
God’s gonna trouble the water.

If you don’t believe I’ve been redeemed,
God’s gonna trouble the water.
Just follow me down to the Jordan’s stream.
God’s gonna trouble the water.

Wade in the water.
Wade in the water, children.
Wade in the water.
God’s gonna trouble the water.

Wade in the water.
Wade in the water, children.
Wade in the water.
God’s gonna trouble the water.

I hope you enjoyed this month’s video! ❤

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