When The Saints Go Marching In
Words:Katherine E. Purvis
Music:James M. Black
Performed By:  Elvis Presley, The Beatles
Copyright:Unknown
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When The Saints Go Marching In
Traditional

Perf. The Beatles
Perf. Elvis Presley
(These lyrics are for the Beatles and Elvis Presley versions of the song)

(*) Denotes lyrics specific to the Beatles version of the song
(**) Denotes lyrics specific to the Elvis Presley version of the song


(verse 1)
Well (* a-)when the saints go marching in,
when the saints go marching in
(* mm) (** O Lord) I want to be, (* I'm gonna be) in that number,
(* ooo) when the saints go marching in.

(verse 2 - Beatles version)
Oh when the sun yeah begins to shine.
when that old sun begins to shine,
I tell you something I'm gonna be I'm gonna be in that number,
when the sun begins to shine.

(verse 2 - Elvis Presley version)
When the sun refuse to shine
Well when the sun refuse to shine
Oh Lord I want to be in that number
When the sun refuse to shine

(verse 3 - Not in Elvis Presley version)
Yeah when my lord calls me home again,
ah when my lord calls me home again,
I'll tell you I'm gonna be in that number,
oh when my lord calls me home again.

(verse 4)
(* Oh) when the saints go marching in,
when the saints go marching in
(* I tell you something I'm gonna be I'm gonna) (** Oh Lord I want to) be in that number,
when the saints go marching in.

(verse 5 - not in Elvis Presley version)
Well when the sun yeah begins to shine.
when that sun begins to shine,
I tell you something I'm gonna be I'm gonna be in that number,
when that old sun begins to shine.

(bridge - Beatles version)
Lazy one time.
Mm mm, yeh, alright, mm, yeah,
ooo when the saints go marching in.

(verse 6)
(* Yeah) (** Well) when the saints go marching in,
(* yeah) (** Well) when the saints go marching in
(* I tell you something, I'm gonna be I'm gonna) (** Oh Lord I want to) be in that number,
(* yeah) when the saints go marching in.

(verse 7 - not in Elvis Presley version)
Yeah when my lord calls me home again,
ah when my lord calls me home again,
I'll tell you I'm gonna be in that number,
oh when the saints go marching in.
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