Trouble Done Come My Way

Dedicated to Marian Anderson, Florence Price wrote both the words and music to this song. "Trouble Done Come My Way" is published by Southern Music Company as the second song of Florence Price's Two Songs.

Date: 1939Composer: Florence PriceText: Florence Price

Print vitals & song text

Text

Trouble Done Come My Way
by Florence Price

Trouble done come my way, yes,
trouble done come my way.
My mother she taught me to sing an’ pray
when trouble hit come my way. (Halleluia)
Trouble done come my way, yes,
Trouble done come my way.
My mother she taught e to sing an’ pray
when trouble hit come my way.

De rocks wuz hard,
an’ my bones dey ached.
Oh Lord what must I do?
Got on my knees
Began to pray callin’
You, my Jesus, You.

De sto’m done blowed
my home away.
De rain is in my shoe.
Ain’t got no place
fo’ to run and hide, ‘cept in
You, my Jesus, You.

De chains fell off
an’ de sun came out.
De shinin’ light broke thro’;
De debbil, he can’t
make me stop lovin’
You, my Jesus, You.

Sheet Music

Two Songs (Florence Price)

Composer(s): Florence Price

Voice Type: Medium

Buy via Keiser Southern Music

Support us and help us grow

Dear friends, Thank you for helping us build a comprehensive online archive of American song. Your gift is greatly appreciated.