Go Tell It On The Mountain | Lyrics With Guitar Chords

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Go Tell It On The Mountain was written in 1800. It’s an African-American spiritual song whose first performances date to 1865. It was famously used by civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer to protest for voting rights during the American Civil Rights movement.

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Key of the Song:

The original key of Go Tell It On The Mountain is in D major.

Guitar Chords for Go Tell It On The Mountain

If you’ve gone through several carols on our site by now, you’ve probably noticed that they use many of the same chords. So similar considerations over moving fingers to their proper places should be taken. Considerations should also be taken for when to play the chords at certain words of the melody too, as usual for all songs with lyrics and chords.

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Go Tell It On The Mountain – Lyrics with Chords

[Chorus]
D                           A                  D A  G   D
Go tell it on the mountain, over the hills and everywhere;
D                                      A7       D
Go tell it on the mountain that Jesus Christ is born.
 
 
[Verse 1]
      D                                  A                D
While shepherds kept their watching o'er silent flocks by night,
  D                                 E            A    A7
Behold throughout the heavens there shone a Holy Light.
 
 
[Chorus]
D                           A                  D A  G   D
Go tell it on the mountain, over the hills and everywhere;
D                                      A7       D
Go tell it on the mountain that Jesus Christ is born.
 
 
[Verse 2]
    D                                  A             D
The shepherds feared and trembled when lo! Above the earth,
     D                         E                    A
Rang out the angel chorus that hailed our Saviour's birth.
 
 
[Chorus]
D                           A                  D A  G   D
Go tell it on the mountain, over the hills and everywhere;
D                                      A7       D
Go tell it on the mountain that Jesus Christ is born.
 
 
[Verse 3]
     D                     A                 D
Down in a lowly manger the humble Christ was born
    D                               E                 A
And brought us God's salvation that blessed Christmas morn!
 
 
[Chorus]
D                           A                  D A  G   D
Go tell it on the mountain, over the hills and everywhere;
D                                      A7       D
Go tell it on the mountain that Jesus Christ is born.
 
 
[Verse 4]
  D                     A                  D
I was a lonely seeker I saw both night and day;
    D                               E                 A
And I asked the Lord to help me and he showed me the way!
 
 
[Chorus]
D                           A                  D A  G   D
Go tell it on the mountain, over the hills and everywhere;
D                                      A7       D
Go tell it on the mountain that Jesus Christ is born.
 
 
[Verse 5]
   D                     A           D
He made me a watchman up on the city wall;
    D                     E               A
And if I am a Christian I am the least of all!
 
 
[Chorus]
D                           A                  D A  G   D
Go tell it on the mountain, over the hills and everywhere;
D                                      A7       D
Go tell it on the mountain that Jesus Christ is born.

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