Let The Church Roll On Song Lyrics and Chords

Flatt and Scruggs- Let the Church Roll On

 

Let The Church Roll On Song Lyrics and Chords by Lester Flatt

 

Let The Church Roll On

Recorded by Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs

Written by A.P. Carter
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Let the church roll  
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on (oh my lord)
 
Let the church roll  
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on (oh my lord)

Let the church roll on (oh my lord)

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Let the church roll  
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on
 
There’s a deacon in the  
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church (oh my lord)
 
And he won’t do  
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right (oh my lord)

What shall we do turn him out and kick him out

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Let the church roll  
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on
Repeat #1
 
There a drunkard in the  
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church (oh my lord)
 
And he won’t do  
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right (oh my lord)

What shall we do take the liquor pour it out

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Let the church roll  
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on
Repeat #1
 
There’s women in the  
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church (oh my lord)
 
Got paint on their  
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face (oh my lord)

What shall we do take some water and wash it off

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And let the church roll  
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on
Repeat #1 x2

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song Let The Church Roll On?
– The song Let The Church Roll On was sang by Lester Flatt.

 

Who is Lester Flatt?
– Lester Raymond Flatt (June 19, 1914 – May 11, 1979) was an American bluegrass guitarist and mandolinist, best known for his collaboration with banjo picker Earl Scruggs in The Foggy Mountain Boys (popularly known as “Flatt and Scruggs”).
Flatt’s career spanned multiple decades, breaking out as a member of Bill Monroe’s band during the 1940s and including multiple solo and collaboration works exclusive of Scruggs. He first reached a mainstream audience through his performance on “The Ballad of Jed Clampett”, the theme for the network television series The Beverly Hillbillies, in the early 1960s.

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