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A New Battle Hymn of the Republic for Occupy Wall St.

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Offering here a new Battle Hymn of the Republic that Occupy Wall St. participants might like to consider using when singing is appropriate.

To be sung to the marching tune of The Battle Hymn of the Republic, which some years earlier carried anti-slavery lyrics that began: "John Brown's Bo-dy Lies-a Molding in the grave." The song was originally a campfire spiritual about brotherhood.* [see tune's history as footnote]

If anyone cannot recall how the melody goes, and is unfamiliar with do re mi fa sol la si representing the seven steps of the scale, he or she may

 

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Jay Janson is an archival research peoples historian activist, musician and writer; has lived and worked on all continents; articles on media published in China, Italy, UK, India and the US; now resides in NYC; First effort was a series of articles (more...)
 
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If battle scared Veterans For Peace have been ... by Jay Janson on Thursday, Dec 1, 2011 at 9:32:27 AM
To this tune? I would really like to see them.... by Daniel Penisten on Friday, Dec 2, 2011 at 12:56:33 PM
Thanks for writing Daniel,Yes, it would be somewha... by Jay Janson on Friday, Dec 2, 2011 at 5:44:30 PM
A new Theme Song that is PERFECT for the OWS movem... by Tim Long on Friday, Dec 2, 2011 at 6:19:19 PM