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This Old Hammer

By Roger Emerson

Choral (3-Part Mixed)
Arranged by Roger Emerson. Discovery Choral. Festival, Young Choir, Concert, Folk. 16 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.8551837).

Item Number: HL.8551837

6.75x10.5 inches.

The tale of John Henry comes alive in this driving arrangement reminiscent of “Sinner Man.” The use of unison lines, call and response and easy harmonies combine to ensure quick success with any choir.Available separately: 3-Part Mixed, 2-Part and VoiceTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 2:30.

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  • 4

    Glen Thompson
    Adelaide, South Australia
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • 2007-06-17 00:00:00.0 Driving Rock a la John Henry

    This Old Hammer killed John Henry, so the legend says. There are many moe verses written than ar in this arrangement. You can sing it as rock or not, but either way the driving accompaniment will ensure it is a hit with the audience, young or old.

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