While there are many hymns and spirituals that tell the story of Good Friday, none are more grounded and moving than “Were you There?” A spiritual that was likely written by an enslaved African-American.
Were you There?
On this Good Friday, I share very different versions of the song, “Were you There?” The African American Spiritual is attributed to a few different people, but it has been around much longer than when it was first published in 1899. Only God knows…. Shared by Marcie Doll