Wabash Cannonball sheet music for Treble Clef Instrument
From the great Atlantic ocean to the wide Pacific shore
From the green ol' Smoky mountains to the south lands by the
She's mighty tall and handsome and she's known quite well by all
She's the regular combination on the Wabash Cannonball
Listen to the jingle, the rumble and the roar
As she glides along the woodland through the hills and by the
Hear the mighty rush of the engine, hear the lonesome hoboes call
You're traveling through the jungles on the Wabash Cannonball
Our eastern states are dandy, so the people always say
From New York to St. Louis with Chicago by the way
From the hills of Minnesota where the rippling waters fall
No changes can be taken on the Wabash Cannonball
Now here's to Daddy Claxton, may his name forever stand
And always be remembered through the courts throughout the land
His earthly race is over, now the curtains round him fall
We'll carry him home to victory on the Wabash Cannonball
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About 'Wabash Cannonball'
|The Artist:||Traditional Music of unknown author.|
"The Wabash Cannonball" is an American folk song about a fictional train, thought to have originated in the late nineteenth century. Its first documented appearance was on sheet music published in 1882, titled "The Great Rock Island Route" and credited to J. A. Roff.
A rewritten version by William Kindt appeared in 1904 under the title "Wabash Cannon Ball".
Many versions have since been sung by Woodie Guthrie, Bing Crosby, Johnny Cash and many othes.
|Number of Pages:||1|
|Difficulty:||Intermediate Level: Recommended for Intermediate Level players|
|Style:||Traditional (View more Traditional Treble Clef Instrument Music)|
|Copyright:||Creative Commons Attribute 3.0|
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