A very lively and popular African-American spiritual/carol, arranged here with harmonies. The first verse of the lyrics are included, as well as chord symbols for accompanists. This version was sourced from the African American Heritage Hymnal and is set in the pipe-friendly key of D-Major.
This is one of over 100 carols printed in the collection, On This Day Earth Shall Ring.
An audio sample, featuring Scottish smallpipes (D-chanter). The harmony part can be heard on the repeat, approximately halfway through the track: