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Huckleberry Pie/Mysterious Ways Song Lyrics

 
Color Purple Soundtrack - Musical, 2005
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Huckleberry Pie/Mysterious Ways Celie

Hey, sista, whatcha gon' do . . .



Nettie

Goin' down by the river

Gonna play with you.

Celie

Papa don't like no screamin' 'round here,

Nettie

No lip from the woman when they chug that beer.

Nettie & celie

Sho nuff sun gon' shine.

Gonna be grown ladies of the marryin' kind.

Sho nuff moon gon' rise

Like a huckleberry pie

In the middle of the sky.

Gon' be alright

Gon' be alright . . .

Soloist

It's sunday morning . . .

Soloist darlene doris jarene

. . . So make a joyful

Noise joyful

A joyful noise! Joyful!

Noise ! Joyful!

Unto the

Lord! Lord! Lord! Lord!

Darlene

Hallelujah!

Soloist & church ladies

Today's the day

God hath made.

Soloist doris jarene darlene

It's sunday sunday!

It's sunday sing it, sista!

It's sunday sunday!

Morning!

So make a

Soloist & church ladies

Joyful noise

Soloist

Unto the

Lord!

Soloist

When the king threw daniel in the lion's den,

Ensemble

The good lord works

In mysterious ways!

Soloist

God sent a mighty angel,

Brought him out again.

Ensemble

Yes, the good lord works

In mysterious ways!

Soloist

When god saw the wicked he knew what to do.

Said, noah, bring the animals two by two.

'Cuz i'm gonna keep your boat afloat for 40 days.

Soloist & ensemble

'Cuz the good lord works in mysterious ways.

Ensemble

Yes, the good lord works

In mysterious ways.

Ensemble

Ah oom ah ooom

Ah oom ah ooom

Ah oom ah ooom

Ah oom ah ooom

Ah oom ah ooom

Pa

Celie! Come on celie, you slow as molasses.

Nettie

Celie not feelin' good, pa. She's goin' as fast as she can.

Pa

Celie!

And finally celie enters, fourteen years old and hugely pregnant. Pa stomps on to

Church followed by a handsome man who has his eye on nettie. The man's children

Are with him. Nettie goes to help celie.

Celie

I'm sorry, pa.

As nettie and celie walk past, the church ladies stop celie. Pa looks back for nettie.

Pa

Nettie!

Jarene

Whatchu gon' call your baby, chile?

Celie

If it's a boy, i'm gon' call this one adam. An' the last one name olivia.

Pa

Celie!

Jarene

Livin' with that man what killed their mama. Now it gon' kill them too.

Doris jarene darlene

I heard about po'

Chile celie -

Heard about po' already ruint

Chile celie

Two times!

Heard about po' already ruint

Chile celie

Two times! She only 14 years old

Who da daddy?

Who da daddy?

Who da daddy?

Who da daddy?

Who da daddy?

Who da daddy?

Church ladies

Nobody know!

I hear her pa take her chirren

Into the woods and done kilt them.

Soloist

Don't waste your time tryin' to wrassle

With your worldly woe,

Ensemble

The good lord works

In mysterious ways.

Soloist

'Cause god watchin' over you

Wherever you go.

Ensemble

Yes, the good lord works

In mysterious ways.

Soloist ensemble

If your pore back breakin' ooooh

Under all that weight ooooh

St. Peter gonna lift it oooh

At the pearly gate. Ooooh

Let the spirit walk beside you

On your darkest days.

Ensemble

Oh, the good lord works

In mysterious ways.

Preacher

Now none of us know what the lord's got planned for us, no sir.

So i want y'all to stop your moanin' and quit your groanin'.

Just throw awayyyyy your hankerchiefs.

Put your hand in his and follow where he leads. Lord have mercy!

That's what i'm talkin' about!

Don't you worry, now. 'Cause no matter what happens, i need you to know that here

In church today, the good lord is walkin' witcha.

Ensemble

Walkin'!

Preacher

The good lord is talkin' witcha -

Ensemble

Talkin'!

Church ladies

Walkin' witcha,

Talkin' witcha,

When the devil start squawkin' witcha,

God won't quitcha.

Church ladies

No he won't!

Ensemble

Yes he works!

Soloist

Whoa, he walkin'

Ensemble

Yes he works!

Soloist

Yes he walks

Ensemble

Yes he works!

Soloist

Everyday

Ensemble

Yes he works!

Soloist

Oh, in every way

Ensemble 1 church ladies

Yes he works! Walkin' witcha

Yes he works! Talkin' witcha

Yes he works! When the devil start

Squawkin' witcha,

Yes he works! God won't quitcha,

No, he won't.

Yes he works! Works!

Yes he works! Works!

Ensemble 1 ensemble 2 church ladies

Yes he works! Works! Walkin' witcha

Yes he works! Works! Talkin' witcha

Yes he works! Works! When the devil start

Squawkin' witcha,

Yes he works! Works! God won't quitcha,

No, he won't!

Ensemble soloist

Yes he works! Yes he

Yes he works! Works!

Celie

Dear god!

Ensemble

Works!

Celie

Dear god!

2

Soloist

You know that god works . . .

Ensemble

In mysterious ways -

Darlene

So make a

Ensemble darlene doris jarene

Joy joyful

Noise

Joyful

Noise

Throw your hands up

I said, a

Joyful

Noise get up on

Your feet

Joyful

Noise

Joyful

Joyful

Joyful joyful joyful

Preacher

Come on!

And make a joyful noise!

Ensemble

Unto the lord!

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