God bless our homeland was composed and penned by Philip Gbeho in 1957. Upon independence, the original words to this anthem were changed in 1960 when Ghana became a republic. Six years later, the government was overthrown and a new lyrics was sourced for through a contest in 1966 after the coup in Ghana. Michael Kwame Gbordzoe lyrics was chosen and it replaced Philip Gbeho’s lyrics in  the 1970s. 

God bless our homeland Ghana

God bless our homeland Ghana
And make our nation great and strong,
Bold to defend forever
The cause of Freedom and of Right;
Fill our hearts with true humility,
Make us cherish fearless honesty,
And help us to resist oppressors’ rule
With all our will and might for evermore.

Hail to thy name, O Ghana,
To thee we make our solemn vow:
Steadfast to build together
A nation strong in Unity;
With our gifts of mind and strength of arm,
Whether night or day, in the midst of storm,
In every need, whate’er the call may be,
To serve thee, Ghana, now and evermore.

Raise high the flag of Ghana
and one with Africa advance;
Black star of hope and honour
To all who thirst for liberty;
Where the banner of Ghana freely flies,
May the way to freedom truly lie;
Arise, arise, O sons of Ghana land,
And under God march on for evermore!

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/

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