Tell them tell them, Tell them the reason why you crying children Tell them, tell them tell them the Reason why you shed those tears (rep.)
If I never did right or if I ever did wrong, wrong, wrong, It's because situation arise Where things don't seem to belong
Trial and crosses are always Before me thorns and prickles in-a my way, my way, my way, With the task-master always Behind me, waiting for a chance To take my life away.
And my burdens, they're getting Heavy and heavier every day My burdens, I'm like one who Labours without no pay My burdens sweating like a slave to live another day My burdens, if I didn't follow my Mind I would be gone astray.
For silver and gold have I none have I none Silver and Gold have I none have I none Silver, silver, silver and Gold have I none, have I none Silver and gold have I none have I none.
So wont you tell them tell them Tell them the reason why you crying children. Tell them, tell them, tell them the Reason why you shed those tears (rep.)
Working round the clock and obeying The gong is like the weak who's Got to feed the strong I got to carry my load like a Child of Israel battering and Dragging along, along, along. Blessed is the man who keepeth his faith, and hope for the day of his great Redemption to get away from grief and hate And into the joys of the sweet liberations.
Slave driver, dry bone crying in the wilderness Slave driver, only muscle and blood can stand the test (rep.)
Moses Children I know was In shadows of death the shadows a death But Moses Children, they rose from strength to strength. (rep.)