I Shall Not Be Moved

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"I Shall Not Be Moved" is an African American spiritual. The song describes how the singer "shall not be moved" because of their faith in God. Secularly, it has gained popularity as a protest/union song as "We Shall Not Be Moved".[1]

Recorded versions[edit]

Among others, the following artists recorded I Shall Not Be Moved:

The Seekers, on several albums "50th Anniversary Collection"


  1. ^ Wells, Robert V. (2009). Life flows on in endless song: folk songs and American history. University of Illinois Press. p. 95. ISBN 978-0-252-07650-3. 
  2. ^ Charley Patton - Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 2, late November/early December 1929.