She'll Be Coming 'Round the Mountain

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She'll Be Coming 'Round the Mountain
Composer Traditional
Released Early 1800s
Title Origin Official

She'll Be Coming 'Round the Mountain is a traditional African-American folk song often categorized as children's music. The song was first printed in Carl Sandburg's The American Songbag in 1927, but it was originally sung during the late 1800s under the title "When the Chariot Comes." The song's earlier lyrics were about the second coming of Jesus and subsequent rapture, but throughout the 1800s, the lyrics were modified into this more generic song.

Games

Lemmings (AMI)

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Lemmings (AMI)
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Arranger Tim Wright
Released 1991-02-14
Format UNK


Lemmings (DOS)

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Arranger Tony Williams
Released 1991-05-??
Length 0:52.72
Format UNK
Loops Yes
Tony Williams arranged all the DOS music. The song's internal name is "Mountain".

Lemmings (SNES)

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Arranger Masaki Komatsu
Released 1991-12-18
Format SPC


Lemmings (TGCD)

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Lemmings (TGCD)
Arranger Kohei Tanaka
Released 1992-11-28
Length 1:57
Format CD


Bear George (C64)

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Arranger Unknown
Released 1993-??-??
Format SID


Lemmings (W16)

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Lemmings (W16)
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Arranger Unknown
Released 1995-06-06
Format MIDI

The song's file name is "MOUNTAIP.MID".

Sheet Music

Lyrics

She'll be coming 'round the mountain when she comes, (when she comes).
She'll be coming 'round the mountain when she comes, (when she comes).
She'll be coming 'round the mountain, she'll be coming 'round the mountain,
She'll be coming 'round the mountain when she comes, (when she comes).

The same structure is reused with the following lines:

She'll be drivin' six white horses when she comes, etc.
Oh we'll all come out to meet her when she comes, etc.
She'll be wearing pink pyjamas when she comes, etc.
We will kill the old red rooster when she comes, etc.
We will all have chicken and dumplings when she comes, etc.
We'll all be shoutin' "Halleluja" when she comes, etc.
She'll be comin' down a road that's five miles long, etc.

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