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Song title: We shall overcome

(Pete Seeger) by Pete Seeger

We shall overcome - Album version

We shall overcome
We shall overcome
We shall overcome some day

Here in my heart
I do believe
We shall overcome some day

We'll walk hand in hand
We'll walk hand in hand
We'll walk hand in hand some day

Here in my heart
I do believe
We'll walk hand in hand some day

We shall live in peace
we shall live in peace
we shall live in peace some day

Here in my heart
I do believe
we shall live in peace some day

We are not afraid
we are not afraid
We shall overcome someday

Here in my heart
I do believe
we shall overcome some day

We shall overcome
we shall overcome
we shall overcome some day

Here in my heart
I do believe
we shall overcome some day

Notes: This is the version published on the 'We shall overcome - The Seeger sessions'


We shall overcome - 'Where have all the flowers..'

Hey, we shall overcome, we shall overcome
We shall overcome someday
Darlin' here in my heart, yeah I do believe
We shall overcome someday

We'll walk hand in hand, we'll walk hand in hand
We'll walk hand in hand someday
Darlin' here in my heart, yeah I do believe
We'll walk hand in hand someday

Well we shall live in peace, we shall live in peace
We shall live in peace someday
Darlin' here in my heart, yeah I do believe
We shall live in peace someday

Well we are not afraid, we are not afraid
We shall overcome someday
Yeah here in my heart, I do believe
We shall overcome someday

Hey, we shall overcome, we shall overcome
We shall overcome someday
Darlin' here in my heart, I do believe
We shall overcome someday
We shall overcome someday

Notes: Released on 'Where have all the flowers gone - the songs of Pete Seeger'.


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Published on the following official releases:

First known live performance: 20/03/2006 Paramount Theatre, Asbury Park,NJ ,USA
Last known live performance: 28/01/2014 Bellville Velodrome, Cape Town ,South Africa

Song 'history':


Recorded during the TGOTJ sessions, but then not used for the album.
Played during the rehearsals for the We shall overcome / The Seeger session tour, in Mar/Apr 2006.
Published on the 'WE SHALL OVERCOME - THE SEEGER SESSIONS' Album, released in April 2006.
Often played during the The Seeger Session tour (32 times)
One only performance during the High Hopes tour (28/01/2014 Bellville Velodrome, Cape Town ,South Africa)

The song was also played in informal happenings or off-tour appearances
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