Thank You for Hearing Me: The Definitive Sinéad O'Connor Discography

“Trouble Will Soon Be Over”

Composed by trad., arr. by Blind Willie Johnson

1 version

3:19

God Don't Never Change: The Songs of Blind Willie Johnson compilation album

Lyrics

(Source: as heard)

Trouble will soon be over,
Sorrow will have an end.
Trouble will soon be over,
Sorrow will have an end.
Well, Christ is my burden bearer,
He's my only friend.
Till the end of my sorrow,
He tells me to lean on him, oh.
Trouble will soon be over,
Sorrow will have an end.
Trouble will soon be over,
Sorrow will have an end.
God's my strong protection,
He's my bosom friend.
Trouble all around me,
I know he'll take me in, oh.
Trouble will soon be over,
Sorrow will have an end.
Trouble will soon be over,
Sorrow will have an end.
Oh, sorrow will have an end.
Oh, sorrow will have an end.
Proved a friend to David
And hid him in the cage.
The same God that David stirred
Will give me a rest someday, oh.
Trouble will soon be over,
Sorrow will have an end.
Trouble will soon be over,
Sorrow will have an end.
My burden may be heavy,
My enemies crush me down.
Some day, I'll rest with Jesus,
And wear a starry crown, oh.
Trouble will soon be over,
Sorrow will have an end.
Trouble will soon be over,
Sorrow will have an end.
Oh, take this yoke upon me,
And live a Christian life.
Take Jesus for my savior,
My burden will be light, oh.
Trouble will soon be over,
Sorrow will have an end (will have an end).
Trouble will soon be over,
Sorrow will have an end.
My burden may be heavy,
Enemies crush me down.
Some day, I'll rest with Jesus,
And wear a starry crown, oh.
Trouble will soon be over,
Sorrow will have an end.
Trouble will soon be over,
Sorrow will have an end.
Oh, sorrow will have an end.
Oh, sorrow will have an end.
Oh, sorrow will have an end.

Produced by Kenneth Papenfus and Carl Papenfus

(Source: God Don't Never Change: The Songs of Blind Willie Johnson)

Musicians

(Source: God Don't Never Change: The Songs of Blind Willie Johnson)

Sinéad O'Connor vocals
Kenneth Papenfus guitars, backing vocals
Carl Papenfus drums, bass, backing vocals
Joanne Papenfus additional backing vocals
Nicola Papenfus additional backing vocals

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