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Paul Robeson

"One More River to Cross" (karaoke)

"One More River to Cross" (sheet music)


Ole Noah once he built de ark, dar's one more Ribber for to cross,
And patched it up wid hick'ry bark, dar's one more Ribber for to cross.
One more Ribber, and dat ole Ribber am Jordan,
Dar's one more Ribber, dar's one more Ribber for to cross.

He went to work to load his stock, dar's one more Ribber for to cross,
He anchored de ark wid a great big rock, dar's one more Ribber for to cross.
One more Ribber, and dat ole Ribber am Jordan,
Dar's one more Ribber, dar's one more Ribber for to cross.

De animals went in one by one, dar's one more Ribber for to cross,
De Elephant chewin' a carraway bun, dar's one more Ribber for to cross.
One more Ribber, and dat ole Ribber am Jordan,
Dar's one more Ribber, dar's one more Ribber for to cross.

De animals went in two by two, dar's one more Ribber for to cross,
De Rhinosceras and de Kangaroo, dar's one more Ribber for to cross.
One more Ribber, and dat ole Ribber am Jordan,
Dar's one more Ribber, dar's one more Ribber for to cross.

De animals went in three by three, dar's one more Ribber for to cross,
De Bear, de Bug, and Bumble Bee, dar's one more Ribber for to cross.
One more Ribber, and dat ole Ribber am Jordan,
Dar's one more Ribber, dar's one more Ribber for to cross.

De animals went in four by four, dar's one more Ribber for to cross,
Ole Noah got mad and hollered for more, dar's one more Ribber for to cross.
One more Ribber, and dat ole Ribber am Jordan,
Dar's one more Ribber, dar's one more Ribber for to cross.

De animals went in five by five, dar's one more Ribber for to cross,
Wid Saratoga trunks did they arrive, dar's one more Ribber for to cross.
One more Ribber, and dat ole Ribber am Jordan,
Dar's one more Ribber, dar's one more Ribber for to cross.

De animals went in six by six, dar's one more Ribber for to cross,
De Hyena laughed at de Monkey's tricks, dar's one more Ribber for to cross.
One more Ribber, and dat ole Ribber am Jordan,
Dar's one more Ribber, dar's one more Ribber for to cross.

De animals went in seven by seven, dar's one more Ribber for to cross,
Say's de Ant to de Elephant, "Who are you a-shoving?"

Dar's one more Ribber for to cross.
One more Ribber, and dat ole Ribber am Jordan,
Dar's one more Ribber, dar's one more Ribber for to cross.

De animals went in eight by eight, dar's one more Ribber for to cross,
Dey come wid a rush cause 'twas so late, dar's one more Ribber for to cross.
One more Ribber, and dat ole Ribber am Jordan,
Dar's one more Ribber, dar's one more Ribber for to cross.

De animals went in nine by nine, dar's one more Ribber for to cross,
Ole Noah shouted, "Cut dat line!" Dar's one more Ribber for to cross.
One more Ribber, and dat ole Ribber am Jordan,
Dar's one more Ribber, dar's one more Ribber for to cross.

De animals went in ten by ten, dar's one more Ribber for to cross,
De Ark, she blowed her whistle den, dar's one more Ribber for to cross.
One more Ribber, and dat ole Ribber am Jordan,
Dar's one more Ribber, dar's one more Ribber for to cross.

And den de Voyage did begin, dar's one more Ribber for to cross,
Ole Noah pulled de gangplank in, dar's one more Ribber for to cross.
One more Ribber, and dat ole Ribber am Jordan,
Dar's one more Ribber, dar's one more Ribber for to cross.

Dey nebber knowed whar dey was at, dar's one more Ribber for to cross,
Till de ole Ark bumped on Ararat, dar's one more Ribber for to cross.
One more Ribber, and dat ole Ribber am Jordan,
Dar's one more Ribber, dar's one more Ribber for to cross.

De ole Ark landed high and dry, dar's one more Ribber for to cross,
De Baboon kissed the Cow goodbye, dar's one more Ribber for to cross.
One more Ribber, and dat ole Ribber am Jordan,
Dar's one more Ribber, dar's one more Ribber for to cross.

Now please just look out for de text, dar's one more Ribber for to cross,
To be continued in our next, dar's one more Ribber for to cross.
One more Ribber, and dat ole Ribber am Jordan,
Dar's one more Ribber, dar's one more Ribber for to cross.

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