Kum ba ya / Kumbayah

This African/American spiritual appears to have been composed in the 1930s, in a Creole language.
It is very effective sung as a round.  The origin of the tune is unknown.

Many different verses can be used, these slides show three of the common ones.

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Kum-ba-ya, my Lord, Kum-ba-ya, (x3)
O Lord, Kum-ba-ya.

Someone's singin', Lord, kum-ba-ya…

Someone's praisin', Lord, kum-ba-ya…

Kum-ba-ya, my Lord, kum-ba-ya…

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