Wade In The Water- arr. Mark Hayes by Sweet Sweet Spirit published on 2013-02-12T00:21:37Z performed February 10, 2013 by the Saintly Singers of All Saints Episcopal Church David Zoernig, Music Minister as a fundraiser for Crisis Assistance Ministries of Gastonia"Wade in the Water" is the name of a spiritual first published in New Jubilee Songs as Sung by the Fisk Jubilee Singers (1901 by John Wesley Work II and his brother, Frederick J. Work. It is associated with the songs of the Underground Railroad. The song relates to both the Old and New Testaments.17. The Charioteers - Wade In the Water (2:46) 18. Ernestine B Washington & Dixie Hummingbirds - If I Could Just Make It In (1:41) 19. The Southern Sons - When They Ring Them Golden Bells (3:12) 20. The Dixie Hummingbirds - Book Of The Seven Seas (2:13) 21. Sister Rosetta Tharpe - How Far from God (0:50) 22. Georgia Peach - Here Am I Do Send Me wade in the water sweet honey in the rock
Wade in the Water Lyrics: The missionary's on the way home / Pistol grey, heart and lungs / Press to hard, don't give a fuck / To keep them white, sweet forgiveness / There's been no soldiers / JustCheck out Wade in the Water by Sweet Honey In The Rock on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.com.
Wade in the Water: A Negro Spiritual Wade in the Water is a Negro Spiritual made by John Wesley Work II together with his brother, Frederick J. Work. The hymn was published in New Jubilee Songs and was sung by the Fisk Jubilee Singers in 1901. Wade in the water is also connected with the underground railroad songs.Wade in the water Must be the children of Israeli 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 Who's that young girl dressed in blue Wade in the water Must be the children that's coming through God's gonna trouble the water Wade in the water Wade in the water children wade in the water sweet honey in the rock Songs such as "Steal Away to Jesus", "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot", "Wade in the Water" and the "Gospel Train" are songs with hidden codes, not only about having faith in God, but containing hidden messages for slaves to run away on their own, or with the Underground Railroad. Steal Away-Wikipedia
"I be your shelterI be your landI be your every-thing;I be your friendI be your waterwhen you're thirsty and dry.I woke up moaning in a crowded sick placeSur wade in the water sweet honey in the rock