Go Rest High On That Mountain Chords
Go Rest High On That Mountain is a song written by Vince Gill and released in 1995 as part of his album When Love Finds You. The song is a tribute to Gill‘s brother, who died in 1993, and has become a popular funeral song. The song is about coming to terms with the death of a loved one and finding peace in the idea of them being in a better place.
It begins with the lines “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“. It continues with lyrics about the singer‘s grief, asking God to take care of his brother, and expressing the hope that one day they will meet again.
The song was very successful, reaching the number two spot on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. It also won a Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance in 1996.