Doc Watson

Doc Watson - Will the Circle be Unbroken lyrics

I was standing by my window

On a cold and cloudy day

When I saw that hearse come rolling

For to carry my mother away


Will the circle be unbroken

By and by, Lord, by and by

There's a better home awaiting

In the sky, Lord, in the sky


Well I told the undertaker

Undertaker please drive slow

For the body that you are hauling

Lord, I hate to see her go



Well I followed close behind her

Tried to hold up and be brave

But I could not hide my sorrow

When they laid her in her grave



Went back home, Lord, oh so lonesome

Since my mother she was gone

All my brothers, sisters crying

What a home so sad and 'lone


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