Lord he thought he'd make a man
Dem bones gonna rise again
Took a little water, took a little sand
Dem bones gonna rise again

I know it, know it,
Indeed I know it -
Brother, I know it, Whee!
Dem bones gonna rise again.

Put him in that garden fair
Dem bones gonna rise again
Saw him mighty lonely there
Dem bones gonna rise again

I know it, know it,
Indeed I know it -
Brother, I know it, Whee!
Dem bones gonna rise again.

Took a rib from Adam's side
Dem bones gonna rise again
Made Miss Eve to be his bride.
Dem bones gonna rise again.

I know it, know it,
Indeed I know it -
Brother, I know it, Whee!
Dem bones gonna rise again.

Put them in that garden fair
Dem bones gonna rise again
Saw them mighty happy there.
Dem bones gonna rise again

I know it, know it,
Indeed I know it -
Brother, I know it, Whee!
Dem bones gonna rise again.

Apples, peaches, pears and such
Dem bones gonna rise again
But one fruit you must not touch.
Dem bones gonna rise again

I know it, know it,
Indeed I know it -
Brother, I know it, Whee!
Dem bones gonna rise again.

Round that tree old Satan slunk
Dem bones gonna rise again
At Miss Eve his eye he wunk.
Dem bones gonna rise again

I know it, know it,
Indeed I know it -
Brother, I know it, Whee!
Dem bones gonna rise again.

My that fruit looks mighty fine
Dem bones gonna rise again
Take a bite, the Lord won't mind.
Dem bones gonna rise again

I know it, know it,
Indeed I know it -
Brother, I know it, Whee!
Dem bones gonna rise again.

So she took a pick and she took a pull
Dem bones gonna rise again
Then she filled her apron full.
Dem bones gonna rise again

I know it, know it,
Indeed I know it -
Brother, I know it, Whee!
Dem bones gonna rise again.

Next day when the Lord came round
Dem bones gonna rise again
Saw those cores all over the ground.
Dem bones gonna rise again

I know it, know it,
Indeed I know it -
Brother, I know it, Whee!
Dem bones gonna rise again.

Adam, Adam, where art thou?
Dem bones gonna rise again
Here I am Lord, coming now!
Dem bones gonna rise again

I know it, know it,
Indeed I know it -
Brother, I know it, Whee!
Dem bones gonna rise again.

Adam who these cores did leave?
Dem bones gonna rise again
Wasn't me Lord, must a been Eve.
Dem bones gonna rise again

I know it, know it,
Indeed I know it -
Brother, I know it, Whee!
Dem bones gonna rise again.

Adam you must leave this place
Dem bones gonna rise again
Earn your bread by the sweat of your face.
Dem bones gonna rise again

I know it, know it,
Indeed I know it -
Brother, I know it, Whee!
Dem bones gonna rise again.

So he took a pick and he took a plow
Dem bones gonna rise again
And that's why we're all singing now.
Dem bones gonna rise again

I know it, know it,
Indeed I know it -
Brother, I know it, Whee!
Dem bones gonna rise again.

This is the end, there ain't no more
Dem bones gonna rise again
Eve got the apple, Adam got the core.
Dem bones gonna rise again

I know it, know it,
Indeed I know it -
Brother, I know it, Whee!
Dem bones gonna rise again.

Moral of the story be
Dem bones gonna rise again
Don't leave your cores for the Lord to see.
Dem bones gonna rise again

I know it, know it,
Indeed I know it -
Brother, I know it, Whee!
Dem bones gonna rise again.

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