VINCE GILL


Go Rest High On That Mountain Lyrics

I know your life
On earth was troubled
And only you could know the pain
You weren't afraid to face the devil
You were no stranger to the rain

(Chorus)
So, Go rest high on that mountain
Son, your work on earth is done
Go to heaven a shoutin'
Love for the Father and the Son

Oh, how we cried the day you left us
We gathered round your grave to grieve
I wish I could see the angels' faces
When they hear your sweet voice sing

So, Go rest high on that mountain
Son your work on earth is done
Go to heaven a shoutin'
Love for the Father and the Son

(Instrumental)

Go rest high on that mountain
Cause, son your work on earth is done
Go to heaven a shoutin'
Love for the Father and the Son

Go to heaven a shoutin'
Love for the Father and the Son.

these lyrics are last corrected by ToeKnee

Songwriter(s): Vincent Gill
Copyright: Benefit Music
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Meaning to "Go Rest High On That Mountain" (9 meanings)
Dee 02/11/14,21:06
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This is a beautiful song and it reminds me so much of my father, he was a hard working man and now he is at rest high on a mountain. I tear up every time I hear Vince sing this song. This song has touch many people and has helped them get through the loss of a loved one. Thank You Vince
Penny 12/20/12,20:04
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This song breaks my heart every time I hear it. It was played at my Dad's funeral. Dad was from the mountains of Bell county, Kentucky. And he was laid to rest on top of Pickering Mountain in Kettle Island, Kentucky. Grandma and Grandpa are laid to rest on the same mountain. Daddy always talked of going home. This was the last gift I will ever give him. He is finally back home. I miss he every day. He has been gone for 6 years and I still cry when I hear this song. I miss you Daddy.
PHOEBE LEE 10/25/12,17:41
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I Love Vince Gill's song and i dont know why i never heard this not until it was at my mom's funeral and i heard it sang so beautifully. it was so unforgettable. thanks Vince and thanks for posting for this lyrics
michelle 09/15/12,21:15
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this reminds me of my papaw, and my grandmothers... i cry everytime i hear it ... was at a funeral on thursday and this was the first song they played n i cried the whole time... i love this song so much ....
sharlene 06/19/12,06:42
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Thank you Mr Gill for sharing this beautiful song with the world. It has brought so much to us who have lost loved ones..me being many and now losing my husband.Thank you And GOD bless you 2day&always
PAT 06/16/11,08:41
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I have been searching for a song, to remember my late son, and a reflection of his short life. Hurting is such a big part of our life on earth, but one can get a little comfort with this beautiful son
Ruby Spell 03/01/11,08:44
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Played this at my Aunt Patsys funeral.My G'ma didnt know bout it & when she heard it she ask me to play it again & again until the preacher said no more. God Bless you Aunt Patsy. Miss U and Love you!
Rebecca Lee 08/27/10,08:58
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I Love this song it is a very beautiful song it was played at my Grandfathers funeral and evey time that I here it, it brings back his memories. I Love you Grandpa. Miss you alot. Also miss you Fawna!
Amanda swafford 09/17/12,23:36
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This song was played yesterday 9-16-12 at my good friend shawn Clark Hunter funeral i cry overtime i play it or hear it it was the last song played at his funeral i miss him so much he will never be forgotten he'll always be luved and miss dearly i luv u and miss you shawn Hunter r.i.p. :(
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