Michael Row the Boat Ashore

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Traditional Music
Traditional Lyrics

VERSE 1

D             
Michael, row the boat ashore,

     G D 
Hallelujah!

                Em    A7 
Michael row the boat ashore,

     D A7 D 
Hallelu---jah! 

  
VERSE 2

D 
Michael's boat's a gospel boat,

     G D 
Hallelujah!

                   Em     A7 
Michael's boat's a gospel boat,

     D A7 D 
Hallelu---jah! 

  
VERSE 3

D 
Michael's boat's a music boat,

     G D 
Hallelujah!

                   Em    A7 
Michael's boat's a music boat,

     D A7 D 
Hallelu---jah! 

  
VERSE 4

D 
Gabriel blow the trumpet horn,

     G D 
Hallelujah!

                 Em      A7 
Gabriel blow the trumpet horn,

     D A7 D 
Hallelu---jah! 

  
VERSE 5

D 
Sister help to trim the sails,

     G D 
Hallelujah!

               Em       A7 
Sister help to trim the sails,

     D A7 D 
Hallelu---jah! 

  
VERSE 6

D 
Brother lend a helping hand 

     G D 
Hallelujah!

               Em      A7 
Brother lend a helping hand 

     D A7 D 
Hallelu---jah! 

VERSE 7

D 
Jordan stream is wide and deep 

     G D 
Hallelujah!

                 Em       A7 
Jordan stream is wide and deep 

     D A7 D 
Hallelu---jah! 

VERSE 8

D 
Jesus stands on the other side 

     G D 
Hallelujah!

                    Em    A7 
Jesus stands on the other side 

     D A7 D 
Hallelu---jah! 

VERSE 9

D 
The Lord, he plants his garden 

     G D 
Hallelujah!

                    Em     A7 
The Lord, he plants his garden 

     D A7 D 
Hallelu---jah! 

VERSE 10

D 
Sinner, row to save your soul

     G D 
Hallelujah!

               Em        A7 
Sinner, row to save your soul

     D A7 D 
Hallelu---jah! 

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Instrument Chords
Banjo A7 D Major E Minor G Major
Guitar A7 D Major E Minor G Major
Mandolin A7 D Major E Minor G Major
Piano A7 D Major E Minor G Major
Ukulele A7 D Major E Minor G Major