We Shall Overcome Lyrics

Bruce Springsteen


publisher: ©T.R.O. INC.
writers: Guy Carawan Zilphia Horton
album: Track 12 in album We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions
release date: 2006-4-24
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length: 4:54
violin: Sam Bardfeld, Soozie Tyrell
trumpet: Mark Pender
accordion: Charlie Giordano
organ: Charlie Giordano
Hammond organ: Charlie Giordano, Bruce Springsteen
piano: Charlie Giordano, Bruce Springsteen
trombone: Richie "La Bamba" Rosenberg
harmonica: Bruce Springsteen
mandolin: Bruce Springsteen
percussion: Bruce Springsteen, Larry Eagle
guitar: Bruce Springsteen, Frank Bruno
tambourine: Bruce Springsteen
double bass: Jeremy Chatzky
drums: Larry Eagle
banjo: Mark Clifford
saxophone: Eddie Manion
assistant mix: Brandon Duncan
mix: Bob Clearmountain
assistant recording: Kevin Buell, Ross Peterson
recording: Toby Scott
lead vocals: Bruce Springsteen
background vocals: Bruce Springsteen, Jeremy Chatzky, Richie "La Bamba" Rosenberg, Sam Bardfeld, Larry Eagle, Patti Scialfa, Frank Bruno, Mark Pender, Soozie Tyrell, Eddie Manion, Mark Clifford
lyricist: Pete Seeger, Frank Hamilton, Guy Carawan, Zilphia Horton
composer: Charles Albert Tindley

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We shall overcome, we shall overcome
We shall overcome someday
Here in my heart, I do believe
We shall overcome someday

We'll walk hand in hand, we'll walk hand in hand
We'll walk hand in hand someday
Here in my heart, I do believe
We'll walk hand in hand someday

We shall live in peace, we shall live in peace
We shall live in peace someday
Here in my heart, I do believe
We shall live in peace someday

We are not afraid, we are not afraid
We shall overcome someday
Here in my heart, I do believe
We shall overcome someday

We shall overcome, we shall overcome
We shall overcome someday
Here in my heart, I do believe
We shall overcome someday

We shall overcome someday

Track Listing

  • 1 Old Dan Tucker
  • 2 Jesse James
  • 3 Mrs. McGrath
  • 4 O Mary Don’t You Weep
  • 5 John Henry
  • 6 Erie Canal
  • 7 Jacob’s Ladder
  • 8 My Oklahoma Home
  • 9 Eyes on the Prize
  • 10 Shenandoah
  • 11 Pay Me My Money Down
  • 12 We Shall Overcome
  • 13 Froggie Went a Courtin’