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Down In The Valley To Pray (aka Down To The River To Pray)

Composer Traditional    (click to list other tunes)
Submitted by David Luebbert
Posted 4/8/02; 9:09:07 PM
Msg# 2476 (top msg in thread)
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Chord changes for the traditional Appalachian religious song "Down In The Valley To Pray". A wonderful version of this is sung by Doc Watson on the album The Essential Doc Watson recorded by Vanguard Records.

For dramatic reasons in the film O Brother Where Art Thou (a congregation appears out of nowhere in the woods to conduct full immersion baptism in a river while singing this tune) the song was retitled "Down In The River To Pray".

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