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  1. Michael, Row the Boat Ashore is a worksong example of that. It probably began life as a rowing song; the two earliest versions, from Allan, Ware, and Garrison's book Slave Songs of the United States, are both from the East Coast barrier islands--one from the Port Royal Islands and one from Hilton Head.
  2. Michael row the boat ashore, Hallelujah Michael row the boat ashore, Hallelujah. Michael's boat is a music boat, Hallelujah Michael's boat is a music boat, Hallelujah. Michael row the boat ashore, Hallelujah Michael row the boat ashore, Hallelujah. The trumpets sound the jubilee, Hallelujah The trumpets sound for you and me, Hallelujah. Michael.
  3. Michael Row the Boat Ashore Note: Lyrics display best on screens sized pixels or larger. If your screen is smaller than this, you may be able to view the lyrics better in landscape orientation.
  4. Jun 02,  · "Michael, Row the Boat Ashore" (or "Michael Rowed the Boat Ashore", or "Michael, Row Your Boat Ashore", or "Michael Row That Gospel Boat") is a Negro spiritual. It was first noted during the American Civil War at St. Helena Island, one of the Sea Islands of South Carolina.[1] It is cataloged as Roud Folk Song Index No.
  5. Aug 24,  · This song was first published in Michael (Row the Boat Ashore) - The Highwaymen Intro: Whistle: 2 lines (ie: 1st and 2nd lines of chorus). Chorus: C C7 F C Michael row the boat ashore, hallelu-jah Em F G7 C Michael row the boat ashore, hallelu-jah Verse 1.
  6. of the best songs of the 60's. Skip to main content. 11 - If You Gotta Make a Fool of So. 12 - I'm Telling You Now. 13 - I Like It. 14 - Tobacco Road. 15 - Las-Leader of the Pack 46 - Michael Row the Boat Ashore. 47 - True Love Ways. 48 - It Must Be Him.
  7. Michael row the boat ashore, hallelujah. The recording begins and ends with one of the singers whistling the tune a cappella, later accompanied by simple instruments, in a slow, ballad style. All the Highwaymen sang and harmonized on the Michael lines but individual singers soloed for B-side: "Santiano".
  8. Mar 30,  · "Michael Row the Boat Ashore" is an old American folk song that hails from the slave era. It was sung through the years and, most notably, became a popular anthem during the civil rights movement. Its existence was first noted in the early s, .

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