she'll be coming round the mountain

"She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain" is a traditional folk song with roots in African-American spirituals and work songs. The exact origins of the song are unclear, but it likely dates back to the late 1800s. The song has become a popular children's tune and was often sung around the campfire. The lyrics depict the arrival of a guest who will "be coming round the mountain when she comes."

The verses describe various preparations for the guest's arrival, including shining the car, feeding the chickens, and fixing the gate. The chorus repeats the line "she'll be coming round the mountain when she comes" several times. Over the years, the song has been adapted and modified, with new verses added and the lyrics changed to fit different contexts. It has been recorded by many musicians, including Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, and Bing Crosby. Today, "She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain" remains a beloved folk song and is often taught to young children as part of their musical education.

Letter notes

G A C° C° C° C° A G G A C°

C° D° E° E° E° E° G° E° D° C° D°

G° F° E° E° E° E° D° C° C° C° A A A A D° C°

B A G G G G E° D° A G C°

Number notation

5 6 1° 1° 1° 1° 6 5 5 6 1°

1° 2° 3° 3° 3° 3° 5° 3° 2° 1° 2°

5° 4° 3° 3° 3° 3° 2° 1° 1° 1° 6 6 6 6 2° 1°

7 6 5 5 5 5 3° 2° 6 5 1°

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