The Midnight Special
Sheet music for Big Band
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About 'The Midnight Special'
Traditional Music of unknown author.
"Midnight Special" is a traditional folk song thought to have originated among prisoners in the American South. The title comes from the refrain which refers to the passenger train Midnight Special and its "ever-loving light" (sometimes "ever-living light"). |
Let the Midnight Special shine her light on me,
Let the Midnight Special shine her ever-loving light on me. (Traditional)
The song is historically performed in the country-blues style from the viewpoint of the prisoner and has been covered by many artists.
|Score Key:||Bb major (Sounding Pitch) (View more Bb major Music for Big Band )|
|Time Signature:||4/4 (View more 4/4 Music)|
|Tempo Marking:||With a Swing = 100|
|Number of Pages:||9|
|Difficulty:||Easy Level: Recommended for Beginners with some playing experience|
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