When the Saints Go Marching In – Traditional

This great old spiritual song was first recorded in 1938 by Louis Armstrong and has been sung and recorded countless times since then. It is very easy to play on the canjo! View the full text of this entry by clicking the “Read More” link below for the formatted canjo tab…

American Canjo Company

Arrangement courtesy of C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply, intended for playing on American Canjo Company™ brand one-string canjos with dulcimer-style fretting, with fret numberings as shown below. The open unfretted string is notated as “0″.

Canjo Diagram

When the Saints Go Marching In (Version 1 – Low)

0  2    3   4      0  2   3    4   0  2    3   4      2  0   2    1
Oh when the saints go marching in, oh when the saints go marching in
2  2    1 0    0  2  4  4    4  3    2    3   4      2  1   1    0
Oh lord I want to be in that number, when the saints go marching in!

When the Saints Go Marching In (Version 2 – High)

3  5    6   8      3  5   6    8   3  5    6   8      5  3   5    4
Oh when the saints go marching in, oh when the saints go marching in
5  5    4 3    3  5  8  8    8  6    5    6   8      5  4   4    3
Oh lord I want to be in that number, when the saints go marching in!

To learn more about this classic spiritual song, and to find more verses, check out this Wikipedia article.

Arrangement by C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply
Copyright 2014 by C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply

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