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40               Music of the Waters.
The tune is, however, the same for both titles, and whether known as "A Yankee Ship" or " Blow, boys, blow," it is always fathered on America. The same may be said of " John Brown," which follows :—
Solo.—In eighteen hundred and sixty-one The Yankee war it was begun. In eighteen hundred and sixty-one As we go marching along. Chorus.—Glory, halleluiah ! Glory, halleluiah ! As we go marching along. Solo.—In eighteen hundred and sixty-two The niggers made a great ado, In eighteen hundred and sixty-two As we go marching along. Chorus.—Glory, halleluiah ! &c.
Solo.—In eighteen hundred and sixty-three The niggers they were all set free, In eighteen hundred and sixty-three As we go marching along. Chorus.—Glory, halleluiah ! &c.
Solo.—In eighteen hundred and sixty-four The Yankee war it was no more,







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