John Brown’s march

Also known as Harper’s Ferry, Harpers Ferry, John Brown The Emancipator.

There are 4 recordings of this tune.

John Brown’s has been added to 1 tune set.

John Brown's has been added to 11 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: John Brown's
R: march
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
G3G G2e2|d2B2 BAGB|A4 B2BA|1 G3G GEDE:|2 G3G Gzef||
|:g2gf e2d2|e2f2 g3e|d2B2 BAGB|A2d^c defa|
g2gf e2d2|e2f2 g3e|d2B2 AcBA|1 G2GF GABd:|2 G3G GEDE||
# Added by bdh .
X: 2
T: John Brown's
R: march
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
(3DEF|G2 [GG,]4 e2|d2 B2 BA G2|A4 B3A|G2 ED E2 DE|
G2 [GG,]4 e2|d2 B2 BA G2|A4 B3A|1 G4 G2:|2 G4 G2 d2||
|:gdfd eddd|edfd g3e|d2 B2 B3A|B2 d4 ef|
g3f e2 d2|ea3 g3e|d2 B2 A2 BA|1 G4 G2 d2:|2 G4 G2 (3DEF||
# Added by Jesse .

Six comments

John Brown’s March

This is an Old-Time fiddle tune named for John Brown, a controversial abolitionist. It’s also known as Harpers (or Harper’s) Ferry, commemorating Brown’s failed raid on the federal armoury located there in 1859.

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Re: John Brown’s March

Enjoyable tune.

Re: Gan Ainm

Doesn’t sound like a hornpipe to me. What was the source ?

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