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Donovan Leitch Lord of the Dance Lyrics

Last updated: 06/14/2013 01:30:09 PM

I danced in the morning when the world was begun
I danced in the Moon and the stars and the Sun
I came down from Heaven and I danced on the Earth
At Bethelehem I had my birth:

Dance then, wherever you may be
I am the Lord of the Dance, said He!
And I'll lead you all, wherever you may be
And I'll lead you all in the Dance, said He!
(...lead you all in the Dance, said He!)

I danced for the scribe and the pharisee
But they would not dance and they wouldn't follow me
I danced for the fishermen, for James and John
They came with me and the Dance went on:

Dance then, wherever you may be
I am the Lord of the Dance, said He!
And I'll lead you all, wherever you may be
And I'll lead you all in the Dance, said He!
(...lead you all in the Dance, said He!)

I danced on the Sabbath and I healed the lame
The holy people said it was a shame!
They whipped me and stripped me and hung me high
And left me there on a cross to die!

Dance then, wherever you may be
I am the Lord of the Dance, said He!
And I'll lead you all, wherever you may be
And I'll lead you all in the Dance, said He!
(...lead you all in the Dance, said He!)

I danced on a Friday when the sky turned black
It's hard to dance with the world on your back
They buried my body and they thought I'd gone
But I am the Dance and I still go on!

Dance then, wherever you may be
I am the Lord of the Dance, said He!
And I'll lead you all, wherever you may be
And I'll lead you all in the Dance, said He!
(...lead you all in the Dance, said He!)

They cut me down but I leap up high
I am the Life that will never never die!
I'll live in you if you'll live in Me
I am the Lord of the Dance, said He!

Dance then, wherever you may be
I am the Lord of the Dance, said He!
And I'll lead you all, wherever you may be
And I'll lead you all in the Dance, said He!

Thanks to Sharon Leasiolagi Mona for submitting Lord of the Dance Lyrics.



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Cinderella | Reviewer: Karen | 6/14/13

I like that song it makes your voice up and Jesus said that I never die but he died in the cross they put a ring in his hand wapt his body and had no more breath and at his end of his life he soon died on the cross it was not Jesus fault it was all the stranger's fault but enfact a little bit was Jesus fault because Jesus danced for the fishermen the fishermen was the stranger that's why really bad for Jesus and Jesus died. THE END!

USMC version | Reviewer: Michael Lauinger | 6/24/08

When in church in bootcamp (Parris Island), we would sing this every weekend, and we Marines would shout out the part (in caps) "the holy people SAID IT WAS A SHAME." I got the feeling it was a tradition that had been going on a very long time...

Here's the verse | Reviewer: Stephen C | 11/26/07

I danced for the scribe and the pharisee
But they would not dance and they wouldn't follow me
I danced for the fishermen, for Peter James and John
They came with me and the Dance went on:

question: any other verses | Reviewer: Sheila Robinson | 6/24/07

I have heard another verse
I danced for the fishmen
for James and John
they followed me and the dance went on
I can't remeber any more. If you have heard it could you please e-mail it to me? I know it is not an official verse but it fits nicely.