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March 31, 2013

Ada Habershon & Charles Gabriel - Will The Circle Be Unbroken (Choral Version)

"'Will the Circle Be Unbroken?' is a popular Christian hymn written by Ada R. Habershon with music by Charles H. Gabriel."

These versions appear in the BioShock Infinite soundtrack. The second features vocals by Courtnee Draper with Troy Baker on guitar.

There are loved ones in the glory
Whose dear forms you often miss.
When you close your earthly story,
Will you join them in their bliss?

CHORUS:
Will the circle be unbroken
By and by, by and by?
Is a better home awaiting
In the sky, in the sky?

In the joyous days of childhood
Oft they told of wondrous love
Pointed to the dying Saviour;
Now they dwell with Him above.

(Chorus)

You remember songs of heaven
Which you sang with childish voice.
Do you love the hymns they taught you,
Or are songs of earth your choice?

(Chorus)

You can picture happy gath'rings
Round the fireside long ago,
And you think of tearful partings
When they left you here below.

(Chorus)

One by one their seats were emptied.
One by one they went away.
Now the family is parted.
Will it be complete one day?

(Chorus)

Posted by Ghost of a flea at March 31, 2013 09:42 AM