I've Just Seen the Rock of Ages

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An original Ralph Stanley 'I've Just Seen the Rock of Ages' arranged for string quartet and combined with a Choctaw hymnal of the Native American people.

lyrics

Oh, I was standing by the bedside

Where my fevered mother lay

When she called me close beside her

And I thought I heard her say
   


I’ve just seen the rock of ages

Jacob’s ladder hanging down

I’ve just crossed the river of Jordan

Now, my son, I’m homeward bound


Oh, as we gathered by her bedside

Tears begin to fill our eyes

Then she called me close beside her

And whispered softly her good-byes


Pine trees blowing cross the mountain

Where forever she will lay

There she’ll rest beside the fountain

There she’ll sleep beneath the clay

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from The Four Corners Quartet, released April 4, 2017
Performed by The Four Corners Quartet
Layth Al Rubaye - Violin
Ellen Melissa Story - Violin
Alliz Espi - Viola
Naseem Alatrash - Cello

Produced by Alliz Espi, Songololo Music
Mixing/Recording by Vicente Espi, Songololo Music
Recording Assistants Pablo San Martin & Travis Karpak
Mastered by Jonathan Wyner, M Works Mastering

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