Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!

DESCRIPTION: The prisoner cries as he recalls mother and home. He recalls the battle where he was taken. But then he recalls that the troops are coming, and cheers his fellows: "Tramp, tramp, tramp, the boys are marching, Cheer up comrades they will come...."
AUTHOR: George F. Root
EARLIEST DATE: 1864 (sheet music published by Root & Cady)
KEYWORDS: Civilwar prisoner freedom
FOUND IN: US(Ro)
REFERENCES (11 citations):
Hubbard, #242, "In the Prison Cell I Sit" (1 short text, which appears to be this although Hubbard does not so identify it)
RJackson-19CPop, pp. 214-217, "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! or The Prisoner's Hope" (1 text, 1 tune)
Lawrence, pp. 420-421, 'Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! or The Prisoner's Hope" (1 broadside text plus a copy of the sheet music cover, both from Root & Cady)
Silber-CivWarFull, pp. 35-37, "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (The Prisoner's Hope)"; p. 37, "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp, II (Southern Version)" (2 texts, 1 tune)
Silber-CivWarAbbr, pp. 86-87, "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!" (1 text, 1 tune)
WolfAmericanSongSheets, #2368, p. 159, "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! The Prisoner's Hope" (7 references)
Emerson, pp. 118-119, "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (The Prisoner's Hope)" (1 text)
Darling-NAS, pp. 347-348, "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!" (1 text)
Silber-FSWB, p. 66, "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!" (1 text)
Fuld-WFM, p. 588+, "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!"
DT, TRMPTRMP*

ST RJ19214 (Full)
Roud #10911
RECORDINGS:
S. H. Dudley, "Tramp Tramp Tramp" (Berliner 0157-Y, rec. 1898)
Frank J. Gaskin, "Tramp Tramp Tramp" (Berliner 0157-Z, rec. 1896)[
Arthur] Harlan & [Frank] Stanley, "Tramp, Tramp, Tramp" (Victor 5021, 1907) (CYL: Edison 9439, 1907) (CYL: Edison [BA] Special E [as Harlan & Stanley w. chorus], n.d.)
Frank C. Stanley, "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!" (CYL: Edison 5002, c. 1898)
Unknown baritone "Tramp Tramp Tramp" (Berliner 0157, rec. before 1895)

CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Tramp (I)" (tune)
cf. "An Anti-Fenian Song" (tune)
cf. "The Bounty Jumper's Lament" (tune)
cf. "God Save Ireland" (tune)
cf. "The Salutation" (tune)
SAME TUNE:
The Wallaby Brigade (File: FaE186)
The Little Busy Bee (by William McGavin; in _The Song Wave for School and Home_, 1882)
Jump! Jump Jump! Our Friends Are Coming (WolfAmericanSongSheets p. 80)
On! On! On! A Sequel to Tramp, Tramp, Tramp ("Oh! the day it came, at last") (WolfAmericanSongSheets p. 117)
Rum! Rum! Rum! The Bummer's Hope. A Parody on The Prisoner's Hope ("In the marble halls I sit," by John C. Cross) (WolfAmericanSongSheets p. 137)
We Have Chosen for Our Chief (WolfAmericanSongSheets, p. 170)
When the Bonny Moon (by G. M. Dodge, [class of 18]68) ("When the bonny moon is seen Glinting down on Bowdoin green") (Henry Randall Waite, _Carmina Collegensia: A Complete Collection of the Songs of the American Colleges_ first edition 1868, expanded edition, Oliver Ditson, 1876, pp. 129-130)
The Chimes ("To the busy morning light, To the slumbers of the night") (by F. W. Finch) (Henry Randall Waite, _Carmina Collegensia: A Complete Collection of the Songs of the American Colleges_ first edition 1868, expanded edition, Oliver Ditson, 1876, p. 109)
File: RJ19214

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