Dar’s One More Ribber for to Cross (Paul Robeson)

“Dar’s One More Ribber for to Cross” Sheet Music (pdf).
“Dar’s One More Ribber for to Cross” Karaoke (midi with lyrics).

Performer: Paul Robeson.
Lyrics: James Hosey.
Tune: Thos. P. Westendorf.


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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