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excellent country gospel recorded by The Stanley Brothers. This old
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Purple Robe Recorded by the Stanley Brothers Written by Bill Napier, Carter Stanley, George Shuffler, Ralph Stanley
C F C There’s a story so unkind in the Holy book we find G7 And it tells how Jesus stood alone one day C F C False accused and there condemned yet they found no fault with Him G7 C The man who wore the scarlet purple robe
F C Purple robe my Savior wore oh the shame for me He bore G7 As He stood alone forsaken on that day C F C And they placed upon His head piercing thorns and blood stained red G7 C His raiment was a scarlet purple robe
F C In the common judgment hall he was mocked and scorned by all G7 And a tear of sorrow fell upon His cheek C F C Soldiers of the wicked man smote Him with their evil hand G7 C The Man who wore the scarlet purple robe
F C Words of truth that day were plain from the lips of Pilot came G7 In this man I find no reason He should die C F C But the multitudes then cried let Him now be crucified G7 C The man who wore the scarlet purple robe
F C Oh the River Of Jordan is many miles away G7 And this mighty river I may never see C F C But I’ll find myself an alter in an old fashioned church G7 C And my River Of Jordan that will be
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