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This Old House/when The Saints Go Marching In lyrics

<p>the lyrics is copyrighted and sagala-raja.com is featuring all the music lyrics for non-commercial use only.<br />  <br /><strong>This Old House/when The Saints Go Marching In lyrics</strong><br /> This old house once knew my children<br /> This old house once knew my wife<br /> This old house was home and comfort as we fought the storms of life<br /> This old house once rang with laughter<br /> This old house heard many shouts<br /> Now she trembles in the darkness when the lightning walks about</p> <p> Ain't gonna need this house no longer<br /> Ain't gonna need this house no more<br /> Ain't got time to fix the shingles<br /> Ain't got time to fix the floor<br /> Ain't got time to oil the hinges<br /> Nor to mend the window pane<br /> Ain't gonna need this house no longer<br /> I'm getting ready to meet the saints</p> <p> This old house is getting shaky<br /> This old house is getting old<br /> This old house lets in the rain and<br /> This old house lets in the cold<br /> On my knees I'm getting fever<br /> But I feel no fear or pain<br /> 'Cause I see an angel peeking through<br /> A broken window pane</p> <p> Ain't gonna need this house no longer<br /> Ain't gonna need this house no more<br /> Ain't got time to fix the shingles<br /> Ain't got time to fix the floor<br /> Ain't got time to oil the hinges<br /> Nor to mend the window pane<br /> Ain't gonna need this house no longer<br /> I'm getting ready to meet the saints</p> <p> Now my old hound now belies a sleeping<br /> He don't know I'm gonna leave<br /> Else he'd wake up by the fireplace<br /> And he'd sit there, howl and grieve<br /> But my hunting days are over<br /> I aint gonna hunt the 'coon no more<br /> Gabriel done brought in chariot<br /> When the wind blew down the door</p> <p> Ain't gonna need this house no longer<br /> Ain't gonna need this house no more<br /> Ain't got time to fix the shingles<br /> Ain't got time to fix the floor<br /> Ain't got time to oil the hinges<br /> Nor to mend the window pane<br /> Ain't gonna need this house no longer<br /> Ain't gonna need this house no longer<br /> I'm getting ready to meet the saints</p> <p> When the saints, go marching in,<br /> Oh when the saints go marching in<br /> Lord I want to be in that number<br /> When the saints go marching in.<br /> Oh when the saints (Oh when the saints)<br /> Go marching in (Go marching in)<br /> Oh when the saints go marching in.<br /> Lord I want to be in that number<br /> When the saints go marching</p> <p> Ain't gonna need this house no longer<br /> Ain't gonna need this house no more<br /> Ain't got time to fix the shingles<br /> Ain't got time to fix the floor<br /> Ain't got time to oil the hinges<br /> Nor to mend the window pane<br /> Ain't gonna need this house no longer<br /> Ain't gonna need this house no longer<br /> I'm getting ready to meet the saints<br />  <br /> =========================================================================================================================<br /> Story behind the Song :</p> <p> 1 Corinthians 6:19-20<br /> "Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God?  You are not your own; 20 you were bought at a price.  Therefore honor God with your body,"<br /> Our Body is the temple of the Spirit of God and this is called the house<br /> Stuart Hamblen shortly after he became a Christian wrote this popular songs,  inspired while hunting on Sierras and found an abandoned shack and they found the body of an old elder inside the shack.  He wrote the lyrics while riding horseback down the mountain.  And composed the melody within a week.  This song populerized by Rosemary Clooney<br />  </p>

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