3 pages | PDF | 689.7 KBGo Tell it on the Mountain is a traditional African-American Spiritual song composed by John Wesley Work. It is written in a 41 measure song structure in the key of B♭ major and G minor. The song is often sung around Christmas time and is a traditional African-American spiritual song. It is about praising God for his good grace and giving thanks for his love and mercy. It is a spiritual, uplifting song and speaks of finding comfort in God's love.