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Dark And Thorny Is The Desert Song Lyrics and Chords

 

Dark And Thorny Is The Desert Song Lyrics and Chords by Ralph Stanley

 

Dark And Thorny Is The Desert
Recorded by Ralph Stanley
Written by Dudley Dale Connell and Don Rigsby
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Dark and thorny is the desert
 
Through which pilgrims make their  
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Yet beyond this vale of sorrow
 
Lie the fields  
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Oh young soldiers are you weary
 
Of the roughness of the  
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Does your strength begin to fail you
 
And your vigor  
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Jesus Jesus will go with you
 
He will lead you to His  
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He whose thunder shapes creation
 
He who bids  
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the planets  
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Around Him are ten thousand angels
 
Ready to obey His  
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They'll all be there to hover round you
 
Till you've reache
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There on flowery hills of pleasure
 
Lie the fields of endless  
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Love and joy and peace forever
 
Reign and trium
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FAQ

 

Who sang the the song Dark And Thorny Is The Desert?
- The song Dark And Thorny Is The Desert was sang by Ralph Stanley.

 

Who is Ralph Stanley?
- Ralph Edmund Stanley (February 25, 1927 - June 23, 2016) was an American bluegrass artist, known for his distinctive singing and banjo playing. Stanley began playing music in 1946, originally with his older brother Carter Stanley as part of The Stanley Brothers, and most often as the leader of his band, The Clinch Mountain Boys. He was also known as Dr. Ralph Stanley.
He was part of the first generation of bluegrass musicians and was inducted into both the International Bluegrass Music Hall of Honor and the Grand Ole Opry.

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