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Children, Go Where I Send Thee
Traditional, PD. Recorded by Darby O'Gill, "Irish Christmas Rollick",
2004, Dog Sheet Music. (et al).
Notes: A patter song with a rich history, familiar world wide in various
forms.
Children, Go Where I send Thee

           E                              A              E
Children, go where I send thee; how shall I send thee?
                                          A
I'm gonna send thee twelve-by-twelve
E                                 A
Twelve for the twelve Apostles
E                              A
Eleven for the eleven deriders
E                              A
Ten for the Ten Commandments
E                                           A
Nine for the nine all dressed so fine
E                                                A
Eight for the eight that stood at the gate
E                                                   A
Seven for the seven that never got to heaven
E                                        A
Six for the six that never got fixed
E                                A
Five for the gospel preachers
E                                                A
Four for the poor that stood at the door
E                                    A
Three for the Hebrew children
E                           A
Two for Paul and Silas
E                                 A
One for the little bitty baby
E                                     A
Wrapped in swaddling clothing
E                    A
Lying in a manger
            E       A     B7                E
Who was born, born, born in Bethlehem
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