Will The Circle Be Unbroken Lyrics

Doc Watson


publisher: ©DOWNTOWN MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC , Peermusic Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
album: Track 24 in album Old Timey Concert
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length: 4:13

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I was standing by my window
On a cold and cloudy day
When I saw that hearse come rolling
For to carry my mother away

[Chorus]
Will the circle be unbroken
By and by, Lord, by and by
There's a better home awaiting
In the sky, Lord, in the sky

Well I told the undertaker
Undertaker please drive slow
For the body that you are hauling
Lord, I hate to see her go

[Chorus]

Well I followed close behind her
Tried to hold up and be brave
But I could not hide my sorrow
When they laid her in her grave

[Chorus]

Went back home, Lord, oh so lonesome
Since my mother she was gone
All my brothers, sisters crying
What a home so sad and 'lone

[Chorus]


Track Listing

  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 New River Train
  • 3 What Does the Deep Sea Say
  • 4 Sunny Tennessee
  • 5 Walkin' in Jerusalem
  • 6 Sittin' on Top of the World
  • 7 Pretty Little Pink
  • 8 My Home's Across the Blue Ridge Mountains
  • 9 Slewfoot
  • 10 Little Orphan Girl
  • 11 Long Journey Home
  • 12 Rank Stranger
  • 13 Crawdad
  • 14 Fire on the Mountain
  • 15 Eastbound Train
  • 16 On the Banks of the Old Tennessee
  • 17 Mountain Dew
  • 18 Corinna Corinna
  • 19 Footprints in the Snow
  • 20 I Saw a Man at the Close of Day
  • 21 Cackling Hen
  • 22 Wanted Man
  • 23 Way Downtown
  • 24 Will the Circle Be Unbroken