Go tell it on the mountain
- go tell it on the mountain
- John W. Work, b. 1901
- Horace Clarence Boyer, b. 1935
- 22.214.171.124 with refrain
- Text Source(s)
- Afro-American spiritual, 19th cent.
- Tune Source(s)
- Afro-American spiritual (19th cent.)
Refrain: Go, tell it on the mountain, over the hills and everywhere; go, tell it on the mountain that Jesus Christ is born!
1. While shepherds kept their watching o'er silent flocks by night, behold, throughout the heavens there shone a holy light. (Refrain)
2. The shepherds feared and trembled when lo! above the earth rang out the angel chorus that hailed our Savior's birth. (Refrain)
3. Down in a lowly manger the humble Christ was born, and God sent us salvation that blessed Christmas morn. (Refrain)