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Peace Songs & Chants

BY THE WATERS
By the waters, the waters of Babylon
Oh, lay down and weep,
and weep, for war's children
We remember, we remember,
we remember thee, children.



VINE & FIG TREE
And every one 'neath their vine and fig tree

Shall live in peace and unafraid (2x)

And into plowshares beat their swords,

Nations shall learn war no more (2x)



PEACE LIKE A RIVER
I've got peace like a river,
I've got peace like a river,
I've got peace like a river in my soul. (repeat)

I've got tears like the raindrops...

I've got pain like an arrow...

I've got love like an ocean...

I've got hope like a mountain...



WE SHALL OVERCOME
We shall overcome, we shall overcome
We shall overcome some day
O deep in my heart, I do believe
We shall overcome some day!

We shall live in Peace...
We are not afraid... today!
We are not alone...
We'll walk hand in hand...
We shall all be free...



STEP BY STEP
Step by step the longest march
can be done, can be done,
Stone by stone can build an arch
singly none, singly none.
And in union what we will
can be accomplished still
Many drops can turn a mill
Singly none, singly none.



PEACE IS FLOWING LIKE A RIVER
Peace is flowing like a river
Flowing out of you and me
Flowing out into the desert
Setting all the captives free

Love is...

Healing's...



STUDY WAR NO MORE
(E---/B7-E-://:A-/E-/ B7-E-://)

Gonna lay down my sword and shield
down by the riverside
Down by the riverside, down by the riverside
Gonna lay down my sword and shield
down by the riverside
Gonna study war no more.
I ain't gonna study war no more,
ain't gonna study war no more,
ain't gonna study war no more (repeat).

[More verses - and add your own]:
Gonna shake hands around the world...

Gonna lay down the guns and bombs...

Gonna lay down those fighter jets...



NEVER TURNING BACK
(Pat Humphries)

(C-/-G/CF//CG C)

Gonna keep on walking forward,
Keep on walking forward,
Keep on walking forward,
Never turning back, never turning back.

More verses (and add your own):
Gonna keep on singing boldly...
Gonna reach across our borders...
Gonna work for change together...
Gonna show our children courage...
Gonna work for peace together



PEACE, PEACE
Peace, peace, peace, peace
Wars have been and wars must cease
We must learn to live together
Peace, peace, peace



LISTEN, LISTEN
Listen, listen, listen to my hearts song (2x)
I will never forget you, I will never forsake you. (2x)



LOOK TO THE PEOPLE
(Ruth Pelham)

We're gonna look to the people
for courage
in the hard times coming ahead
We're gonna sing and shout,
we're gonna work it all out
in the hard times coming ahead

With people's courage,
with people's courage,
With people's courage,
we can make it.


...power, laughter, loving, peace



TURNING OF THE WORLD
(Ruth Pelham)

Let us sing this song for the turning of the world, that we may turn as one.
With every voice, with every song,
we will move this world along,
and our lives will feel the echo of our turning.
With every voice, with every song,
we will move this world along.
With every voice, with every song,
we will move this world along,
and our lives will feel the echo of our turning.

substitute: healing, loving, dreaming



RIVERS OF BABYLON
By the rivers of Babylon,
the fires rain down,
and all must weep
and sing a mourning song.
Our sons and daughters called away from home to fight a war, required to go along.
How can we kill the innocents
in a strange land?
So let the words of our mouths,
and the actions of a million hearts,
bring us closer to the ways of peace,
for all the world.



LET THERE BE PEACE ON EARTH
(Cam DmG C DmG/C B7 EmB7 G7 Am Em F C/AmD G AmD G)

Let there be peace on earth,

and let it begin with me
Let there be peace on earth,

the peace that was meant to be
With one creator, family all are we
Let us walk with each other

in perfect harmony.

Let peace begin with me,

let this be the moment now
With every step I take,

let this be my solemn vow
To take each moment and live each moment in peace eternally
Let there be peace on earth

and let it begin with me.



O HEALING RIVER
(Fred Hellerman & Fran Minkoff)

O healing river, send down your waters
Send down your waters upon this land
O healing river, send down your waters
And wash the blood from off the sand


This land is thirsting, this land is burning
No seed is growing in the barren ground

This land is thirsting, this land is burning
O healing river, sendyour waters down


Let the seed of freedom awake and flourish
Let the deep roots nourish, let the tall stalks rise
O seed of freedom awake and flourish

Proud leaves uncurling unto the skies.



BLOWIN' IN THE WIND
(Bob Dylan)

How many roads must a man walk down
Before you call him a man?
Yes, 'n' how many seas must a white dove sail
Before she sleeps in the sand?
Yes, 'n' how many times must the cannon balls fly
Before they're forever banned?
The answer, my friend, is blowin' in the wind,
The answer is blowin' in the wind.

How many times must a man look up
Before he can see the sky?
Yes, 'n' how many ears must one man have
Before he can hear people cry?
Yes, 'n' how many deaths will it take till he knows
That too many people have died?
The answer, my friend, is blowin' in the wind,
The answer is blowin' in the wind.

How many years can a mountain exist
Before it's washed to the sea?
Yes, 'n' how many years can some people exist
Before they're allowed to be free?
Yes, 'n' how many times can a man turn his head,
Pretending he just doesn't see?
The answer, my friend, is blowin' in the wind,
The answer is blowin' in the wind.




WHERE HAVE ALL THE FLOWERS GONE?
(Pete Seeger- Sanga Music Inc ÜBMI)

Where have all the flowers gone, long time passing?
Where have all the flowers gone, long time ago?
Where have all the flowers gone?
Young girls have picked them everyone.
Oh, when will they ever learn?
Oh, when will they ever learn?

Where have all the young girls gone, long time passing?
Where have all the young girls gone, long time ago?
Where have all the young girls gone?
Gone for husbands everyone.
Oh, when will they ever learn?
Oh, when will they ever learn?

Where have all the husbands gone, long time passing?
Where have all the husbands gone, long time ago?
Where have all the husbands gone?
Gone for soldiers everyone
Oh, when will they ever learn?
Oh, when will they ever learn?

Where have all the soldiers gone, long time passing?
Where have all the soldiers gone, long time ago?
Where have all the soldiers gone?
Gone to graveyards, everyone.
Oh, when will they ever learn?
Oh, when will they ever learn?

Where have all the graveyards gone, long time passing?
Where have all the graveyards gone, long time ago?
Where have all the graveyards gone?
Gone to flowers, everyone.
Oh, when will they ever learn?
Oh, when will they ever learn?

Where have all the flowers gone, long time passing?
Where have all the flowers gone, long time ago?
Where have all the flowers gone?
Young girls have picked them everyone.
Oh, when will they ever learn?
Oh, when will they ever learn?
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