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IF I BE LIFTED UP
Emmylou Harris


(Traditional)

Down in the valleywhile on my knees
I asked my Jesus carry please
He promised that he'd take care of me
If I would lift him up

He said if I
Be lifted up
He said if I
Be lifted up
I 'll be your father
I'll be your mother
I'll be your sister
And your brother

He said if I
Be lifted up
I'll bring joy, joy, joy
To your soul

When I am lonely
When I am sad
My Jesus comes and makes me glad
He is the dearest friend I've have had
I want to lift Him up

He said if I
Be lifted up
He said if I
Be lifted up
I 'll be your father
I'll be your mother
I'll be your sister
And your brother

He said if I
Be lifted up
I'll bring joy, joy, joy
To your soul


EMMYLOU HARRIS

Emmylou Harris (born April 2, 1947 in Birmingham, Alabama) is an American singer-songwriter and musician. In addition to her work as a solo artist and bandleader, both as an interpreter of other composers' works and as a singer-songwriter, she is a sought-after backing vocalist and duet partner, working with numerous other artists including Gram Parsons, The Band, Linda Ronstadt, Roy Orbison, Dolly Parton, Mark Knopfler, Guy Clark, Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, Rodney Crowell, John Denver and Neil Young. ... Read More