Oh Mary, Don't You Weep

Album: The Swan Silvertones (1958)
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  • Oh, I’m singing...Mary (Oh Mary, don't you weep),
    Martha don't have to moan (Oh Martha, don’t you moan),
    Listen to me...Mary (Oh Mary, don't you weep),
    Martha don’t have to moan (Oh Martha, don’t you moan),
    Pharaoh's army (Oh Mary, don't you weep),
    They got drowned in the sea one day (Down in the Red Sea) But Jesus said, “Mary.” (Oh Mary, don't you weep),
    You’re little ole sister don’t have to moan no more,
    (Oh Martha, don’t you moan).

    Now can I get a witness... He said... Mary (Oh Mary, don't you weep),
    Martha don't have to moan (Oh Martha, don’t you moan),
    It may be somebody’s sick today (Oh Mary, don't you weep),

    If somebody here ain’t got no home (Oh Martha, don’t you moan),
    Listen...Pharaoh's army (Oh Mary, don't you weep),
    They got drowned in the sea one day (Down in the Red Sea), But I believe a man said, “Mary.” (Oh Mary, don't you weep),
    You’re little sister don’t have to moan no more,
    (Oh Martha, don’t you moan).

    Now listen. If I could right now (If I could),
    I wanna tell you that I surely would now (Surely would)...Mmmm,
    Put my foot on the rock children (Stand on the rock),
    Stand on the rock where Moses stood one day (Moses stood), Because Pharaoh's army (Oh Mary, don't you weep),
    That’s what the Bible said, got drowned in the sea one day,
    (Down in the sea).

    But I believe a man said, “Mary.” (Oh Mary, don't you weep),
    He said “Mary!” (Oh Mary, don’t you weep),
    He said “Mary!” (Oh Mary, don't you weep),
    Trouble in the land will be all over after a while (Oh Mary, don’t you weep), You won’t have to give up right for wrong no more,
    (Oh Mary, don’t you weep),
    And maybe could have been a little hard to hear,
    (Oh Mary, don’t you weep),
    And I believe Jesus said I better call a little bit louder,
    (Oh Mary, don’t you weep),
    Aaaa-aah Mary! (Oh Mary, don’t you weep),
    Wish I had somebody to help me call “Mary!” (Oh Mary, don’t you weep), Yeah! Mary! (Oh Mary, don’t you weep),
    Yeah, yeah, yeah, Mary! (Oh Mary, don’t you weep),
    I’ll be your bridge over deep water if you trust in my name Mary,
    (Oh Mary, don’t you weep),
    Oh, I’ll be your rock in a weary land (Oh Mary, don’t you weep),
    Aaaah Aaaaah Mary! (Oh Mary, don’t you weep),
    I don’t believe she heard you, you better call her again
    (Oh Mary, don’t you weep),
    Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah Mary (Oh Mary, don’t you weep), Yeah Lord (Oh Mary, don’t you weep),
    Tell Martha don’t have to moan no more (Tell Martha don’t have to moan) Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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