Children Go Where I Send You Lyrics

Nina Simone


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Nina Simone
album: Track 2 in album The Amazing Nina Simone
release date: 1959
popularity : 4 users have visited this page.
genres: Jazz
styles: Soul-Jazz/Cool Jazz
length: 2:53
producer: Hecky Krasnow
piano: Nina Simone
vocal: Nina Simone
arranger: Robert Mersey
composer: [traditional]

Cover Art

Nina Simone The Amazing Nina Simone cover art
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Children go where I send you,
How shall I send you?
I'm gonna send you one by one,
One for the little biddy baby, was born, born, born in Bethlehem.

Children go where I send you,
How shall I send you?
I'm gonna send you two by two,
Two for Paul and Silas,
One for the little biddy baby, was born, born, born in Bethlehem.

Children go where I send you,
How shall I send you?
I'm gonna send you four by four,
Four for the poor that stood at the door,
Three for the Hebrew children,
Two for Paul and Silas,
One for the little biddy baby, was born, born, born in Bethlehem.

Children go where I send you,
How shall I send you?
I'm gonna send you six by six,
Six for the six that couldn't get fixed,
Five for the gospel preacher,
Four for the poor that stood at the door,
Three for the Hebrew children,
Two for Paul and Silas,
One for the little biddy baby, was born, born, born in Bethlehem.

Children go where I send you,
How shall I send you?
I'm gonna send you eight by eight,
Eight for the eight that stood at the gate,
Seven for the seven came down from heaven,
Six for the six that couldn't get fixed,
Five for the gospel preacher,
Four for the poor that stood at the door,
Three for the Hebrew children,
Two for Paul and Silas,
One for the little biddy baby, one for the little biddy baby,
One for the little biddy baby. He was born, born
He was born in Bethlehem.


Track Listing


Vinyl 1
  • 1 Blue Prelude
  • 2 Children Go Where I Send You
  • 3 Tomorrow (We Will Meet Once More)
  • 4 Stompin' at the Savoy
  • 5 It Might as Well Be Spring
  • 6 You've Been Gone Too Long
  • 7 That's Him Over There
  • 8 Chilly Winds Don't Blow
  • 9 Theme From 'Middle of the Night'
  • 10 Can't Get Out of This Mood
  • 11 Willow Weep for Me
  • 12 Solitaire