Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho
 

 

Rit.
Joshua fit de bat, fit it out
  Joshua fit de bat, fit it out
  Joshua fit de bat, fit it out
  and de walls came tumblin'down (2 vv.)
   
  You may talk about yo' king ob Gideon
  You may talk about yo' man ob Saul,
  But dere's none like good ole Joshua
 

At de battle ob Jerico.

   
Rit.
Joshua fit de battle ob Jerico, Jerico, Jerico
  Joshua fit de battle ob Jerico 
 

and the walls came tumblin'down, (2 vv.)

   
  Good mornin' sister Mary
  Good mornin' broder John
  Well now is comin' out de story
 

Ob de battle ob Jerico

   
Rit.
Joshua fit de battle ob Jerico, Jerico, Jerico
  Joshua fit de battle ob Jerico
 

and the walls came tumblin'down, (2 vv.)

   
  Up to de walls ob Jerico
  He marched with spear in han'
  Go blow dem ram horns" Joshua cried
 

Kase the battle is in my han'

   
Rit.
Joshua fit de battle ob Jerico, Jerico, Jerico
   Joshua fit de battle ob Jerico 
 

and the walls came tumblin'down, (2 vv.)