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(words & music by nelson - burch)Oh jonah he was desperate in the belly of the whaleWell jonah had a plan, he knew he couldn’t failHe raised his head on highAnd looking for the skyAnd he sang his song so prettyThe whale told him goodbyeYou got to sing you children singSing you children singI only know one thing, hey! hey! hey!Sing you children sing, everybodySing you children singSing your troubles awayWell moses said good lordOpen up these waters for meSo I can get your chidrenAcross the salty seaWell the lord parted the watersAnd singing hand in handMoses and the childrenWalked over to the promised landYou got to sing you children singSing you children singI only know one thing, hey! hey! hey!Sing you children sing, everybodySing you children singSing your troubles awayOh joshua had a planAt the walls of jerichoHe’d march around those wallsAnd on his horn he’d blowThat horn would play a tuneAnd sing a happy songWhen joshua got throughThose walls came tumbling downYou got to sing you children singSing you children singI only know one thing, hey! hey! hey!Sing you children sing, everybodySing you children singSing your troubles awayYou got to sing your troubles awaySing your troubles awaySing your troubles awaySing your troubles awaySing your troubles away



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