The Midnight Special
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This piece is part of our Early Blues and Rock Songs for Oboe Compilation


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About 'The Midnight Special'



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Traditional Music of unknown author.
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"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 Oboe )
Tempo Marking:With a swing =c.100
Duration:1:23
Time Signature:4/4 (View more 4/4 Music)
Range:C6-A6
Number of Pages:3
Difficulty:Easy Level: Recommended for Beginners with some playing experience
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