W14 Music 160 Week 1 Lesson 4

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Unformatted text preview: focus
your
listening
 •  I
will
not
be
collec?ng
them
 “John
Henry”
 (E‐reserves
Unit
1)
 •  African‐American
ballad
 •  “John
Henry”
the
ballad
 believed
to
have
 emerged
around
1870
 in
the
mountains
of
 West
Virginia
 “John
Henry”
 (E‐reserves
Unit
1)
 Verse
1
 Well,
every
Monday
mornin’,
 When
the
bluebirds
begin
to
sing,
 You
can
hear
those
hammers
a
mile
or
more,
 You
can
hear
John
Henry’s
hammer
ring,
O
Lordy!
 Hear
John
Henry’s
hammer
ring.
 Verse
2
 John
Henry
told
his
old
lady,
 “Will
you
fix
my
supper
soon?
 Got
ninety
miles
o’track
I’ve
got
to
line,
 Got
to
line
it
by
the
light
of
the
moon,
O
Lordy!
 Line
it
by
the
light
o’
the
moon.”
 Verse
3
 John
Henry
had
a
liDle
baby,
 He
could
hold
him...
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