The earliest surviving edition of this beloved children’s song dates back to the early 18th century, and today it is known throughout the western world. View the full text of this entry by clicking the “Read More” link below for the formatted canjo tab…
Learn the melody for one of the oldest nursery rhymes on your One-String Canjo!
Written in 1966 by Staff Sgt. Barry Sadler, with help from author Robin Moore (The Green Berets), “The Ballad of the Green Berets” is one of the more popular songs to come out of the years during the Vietnam War.
In this article we present tablature the “Battle Hymn of the Republic” for your One-String Canjo, brought to you by The American Canjo Company. We have also given you the first verse and chorus for the song, which can then be used for the rest of the verses of the hymn.
“Battle Hymn of the Republic” or “Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory” was written by Julia Ward Howe during the first year of the American Civil War. Like many Folk songs of the time, the music was appropriated from another classic folk song, “John Brown’s Body”.