Walk Together Children, Traditional (arr. Hogan)

Carl notes, "Kim and I had a great time working these up.  We began with the original transcriptions, as noted, but had to change the keys in order to highlight the aspects (register) of the bass trombone that I was after, namely, to get it into the 'juicy' bass register. BTW, I hope to add scrolling lyrics to the videos soon.  They certainly influenced our interpretation of the pieces - and are pasted below the video clips for now.  Do read them."





 

Walk Together Children, Traditional (arr. Hogan)

Oh, walk together children, don't you get weary,
walk together children, don't you get weary,
walk together children, don't you get weary,
there's a great camp meetin' in the promised lan'.

(repeat)

Gonna walk and never tire,
oh, walk and never tire,
walk and never tire,
there's a great camp meetin' in the promised lan'.

Oh, walk together children, don't you get weary,
walk together children, don't you get weary,
walk together children, don't you get weary,
there's a great camp meetin', great camp meetin’,
great camp meetin’ in the promised lan'.

Deep River, Traditional (arr. Hogan)

(Based on Joshua 3)

Carl notes, "In this one, especially, I really wanted to get into the "Paul Robeson' register."

Deep river, my home is over Jordan.
Deep river, Lord,
I want to cross over into campground.

Deep river, my home is over Jordan.
Deep river, Lord,
I want to cross over into campground.

Oh, don't you want to go
to the gospel feast,
That promised land
where all is peace.

Deep river, Lord,
I want to cross over into campground.

Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho, Traditional

(arr. Hayes)

"....and this one was just plain fun!"

Joshua fit the battle of Jericho, Jericho, Jericho
Joshua fit the battle of Jericho,
and the walls came tumblin' down.

(repeat)

You may talk about your man of Gideon,
you may talk about your man of Saul.
There's none like good ol' Joshua,
at the battle of Jericho.

Joshua fit the battle of Jericho, Jericho, Jericho
Joshua fit the battle of Jericho,
and the walls came tumblin' down.

Up to the walls of Jericho

he marched with a spear in hand.

"Go blow them rams' horns," Joshua cried,

"Cause the battle is in my hand."

Then the lamb ram sheep horns begin to blow,
the trumpets begin to sound.
Joshua commanded the children to shout,
and the walls came tumblin' down.

Joshua fit the battle....(repeat refrain)

Oh, Joshua!
Jericho! Jericho!
Joshua fit the battle of Jericho,
and the walls came tumblin' down,
and the walls came tumblin' down,
and the walls came tumblin' down!