John Brown’s march

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

There are 4 recordings of a tune by this name.

John Brown's has been added to 5 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: John Brown's
R: march
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
DE |: G3G G2e2 | d2B2 BAGB | A4 B2BA | G2GE EDDE |
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.

Gan Ainm

Anybody know the name?

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Re: Gan Ainm

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

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