Tramp, Tramp, Tramp

Author: George F. Root

Root, George F., MUS. DOC, born in Sheffield, Berkshire County, Mass., Aug. 30, 1820. He is much more widely known as a composer of popular music than as a hymn writer. Four of his hymns are in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, 1878. Nos. 16, 100, 293, and 297. A sympathetic biographical sketch, with portrait, is in The Tonic Sol-Fa Reporter, Sep. 1886. He died Aug. 6, 1895. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: In the prison cell I sit
Title: Tramp, Tramp, Tramp
Author: George F. Root
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Tramp, tramp, tramp, the boys are marching
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
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Lieder-Perlen #184

Prison Hymn Book #d159

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Songs for Army and Navy #142

The Re-Charged Live Wire #d13

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The Service Song Book #187

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