Swapping Shoes

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Swapping shoes with those we blame
Shows that we would do the same
Swapping shoes with those we fear
We'd be there and they'd be here
Swapping shoes - a useful game
Shows how much we're all the same.

Source: Secular Hymnal: 144 hymn tunes made inclusive for all #96

Author: Secretary Michael

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First Line: Swapping shoes with those we blame
Title: Swapping Shoes
Author: Secretary Michael
Language: English
Publication Date: 2015
Notes: (traditional hymn: "For the Beauty of the Earth")
Copyright: Public Domain


DIX (Kocher)

An early form of the tune DIX was composed by Conrad Kocher (b. Ditzingen, Wurttemberg, Germany, 1786; d. Stuttgart, Germany, 1872). Trained as a teacher, Kocher moved to St. Petersburg, Russia, to work as a tutor at the age of seventeen. But his love for the music of Haydn and Mozart impelled him t…

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Secular Hymnal #96

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