Sung by: W.P. Detherow
Recorded in Batesville, AR, 7/14/52

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There is a happy land far, far away,
Where saints in glory stand, bright, bright as day.
Oh, we shall happy be when from sin and sorrow free,
Lord, we shall live with thee forevermore.

I'll run to God with all my might, and I long to be at home.
If I can't keep up I'll keep in sight,
     and I long to be at home.
Glory be to God on high, glory is a-ringing through the sky.
My soul is happy now, and I long to be at home.

(Spoken comment by Detherow, "There's two more verses of that, but I've lost them.")

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