Poor Wayfaring Stranger

from by Oakes & Smith

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I am a poor wayfaring stranger
While journeying through
This world of woe
And there's no sickness, toil, nor danger
In that bright land to which I go

I'm going there to see my father
I'm going there, no more to roam
I'm only going over Jordan
I'm only going over home

I know that dark clouds
Will gather 'round me
I know my way is rough and steep
And the beautiful fields lie just before me
Where God's redeemed there vigils keep

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from First Flight, released November 19, 2013

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Oakes & Smith Tyringham, Massachusetts

Robert Oakes and Katherine Smith both hail from musical families and began playing and singing at an early age. They met in 2007 and immediately set to work collaborating on art and music projects. They formed this singing and songwriting duo in early 2010 and started performing in venues throughout the Northeastern US. Currently, they are at work on their debut full-length album. ... more

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