It was also published in the 1971 book Sing'N'Celebrate.
The unnamed tune is in common time (4/4). In the key of Ab, the first few notes of the melodya are E EE E EE FG A.
From the original musical:
Duet, unaccompanied in close harmony:
Small group with gentle guitar backing:
LyricsThe lyrics are copyright so cannot be reproduced here. But they are currently available on this website.
The song has two verses, and a chorus which is sung after each verse. A rough outline is:
1 Long ago in a far away place ...
Just to think of the cross moves me now,
... Instead I am free, I am free!
2 He put an end to my guilt and despair ...