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From: Robert Pasero [rpasero@glenn-co.k12.ca.us]
Words and music by James M. Black

This is an up tempo piece of music. If 
someone has a mandolin and banjo this would be a great bluegrass piece.  


WHEN THE ROLL IS CALLED UP YONDER

4/4

(Verse 1)
(C)When the trumpet of the Lord shall sound and (F) time shall be no (C) more, 
And the morning breaks, eternal bright and (G7) fair;
When the (C) saved of earth shall gather over (F) on the other (C) side, 
And the roll is called up (G7) yonder, I'll be there. (C)

(Chorus)
(C) When the roll is called up yonder.  
When the (G7) roll is called up yonder.  
When the (C) roll is called up (F) yonder.  
When the (C) roll is called up (G7) yonder I'll be (C) there.

(Verse 2)  
On that bright and cloudless morning when the dead in Christ shall rise, 
And the glory of His resurrection  share;
When His chosen ones shall gather to their home beyond the skies, 
And the roll is called up yonder, I'll be there

(Chorus)

(Verse 3)
Let us labor for the Master from the dawn till setting sun, 
Let us talk of all His wondrous love and care;
Then when all of life is over and our work on earth is done,  
And the roll is called up yonder I'll be there.

(Repeat chorus twice then either fade out or catch a natural ending)

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