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Thread #96387   Message #1884938
Posted By: McGrath of Harlow
13-Nov-06 - 04:12 PM
Thread Name: Tune Req: Alt. tunes for Battle Hymn of Republic
Subject: RE: Tune Req: Alt. tunes for Battle Hymn of Republ
Part of the way it would, but not quite.

It's a tricky one, because of the unusual metre - three long lines and then a short one. But offhand I can't think of any other songs that exactly fit the words.

It's just as good John Brown's Body works so well.