Who Sang I Belong to the Band? Mavis Staples

Mavis Staples You Are Not Alone cover art
Release information
Release Date: 2010-9-14
Genre: Funk / Soul Folk, World, & Country
Style: Gospel/Rhythm & Blues/Soul
length: 3:31
Lyrics
[Refrain:]
Hallelujah, Hallelujah I belong to the band, hallelu

What kind of band you talking about
Talking about that Christian band
I belong to the band, hallelu

[Refrain]

Yes I belong to this band
Take care of that Christian belong to this band
You got to get right
If you belong to this band
And then all that you can write
Happen the be that a way
You know how to treat everybody you know
But you have to keep belonging to this band

[Refrain]

What kind of band you talking about?
Talking about that Union band
I belong to the band
Mean for you mean to get you

[Refrain]

Talk about me just as much as you please
Talk about you down on my knees
I belong to the band hallelu
You gonna be talked about

[Refrain]

I wanna know you ain't no better than Christ
You gonna be talked about anywhere you go
People gonna say all manner of things about you
But you gonna be belonging to the band

Going to heaven, gonna sit right down
Gonna ask my lord for a starry crown

[Refrain x2]

Better get ready and get right for this band
Got to get right for this band
To belong to this band

[Refrain]

Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 Don't Knock
  • 2 You Are Not Alone
  • 3 Downward Road
  • 4 In Christ There Is No East or West
  • 5 Creep Along Moses
  • 6 Losing You
  • 7 I Belong to the Band
  • 8 Last Train
  • 9 Only the Lord Knows
  • 10 Wrote a Song for Everyone
  • 11 We're Gonna Make It
  • 12 Wonderful Savior
  • 13 Too Close / On My Way to Heaven

  • Release information
    label: Anti‐
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 045778707621
    script: Latin