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This Old Man

Traditional English Folk Song

Originally Performed by The King's Singers

The origins of this song are obscure. The earliest extant record is a version noted in Anne Gilchrist's Journal of the English Folk Dance and Song Society (1937), learnt from her Welsh nurse in the 1870s under the title "Jack Jintle".


Songbooks, Arrangements and/or Media

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King's Singers : Choral Library Vol 1 : Mixed 5-8 Parts : 01 Songbook : 073999403077 : 08740307

King's Singers : Choral Library Vol 1

This collection brings together some of the more popular pieces sung by The King's Singers over the past years. With the possible exception of "This Old Man" and "Mariri's Wedding", all the pieces have a gentle and rather wistful quality that perhaps reflects more reserved side of the British character in both the arrangers and the singers.

Songlist: This Old Man , The Gift To Be Simple, Irish Lullaby , The Three Ravens, Time After Time, Mairi's Wedding, Lavender's Blue , The Long Day Closes, Phillis is My Only Joy, Charm Me Asleep

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Voicing: Mixed 5-8 Parts | Performed by King's Singers | 6497b | Songbook | $6.95 | A Cappella


Various Arrangers : The Library of Family Singalongs : Unison : 01 Songbook : 752187986591 : 0825634989 : 14019035

Various Arrangers : The Library of Family Singalongs

A treasury of familiar songs that everyone loves to sing. Here are over 160 favorite folk songs, golden hits, songs for children, holiday songs, carols, and best-loved songs from around the world. This wonderful collection will provide a wealth of singing enjoyment for the entire family. Whether you want to celebrate a special day, put on a family show, or just make music together, this book is sure to be a favorite in your home library.

Songlist: Amazing Grace, America, The Beautiful, Battle Hymn Of The Republic, Blow The Man Down, Blue Tail Fly, Buffalo Gals, Camptown Races, The Caissons Go Rolling Along, Carry Me Back To Virginny, Clementine, Down In The Valley, The Erie Canal, Git Along Little Dogies, I'm A Yankee Doodle Dandy, I Ride An Old Paint, Let My People Goal, L'il Liza Jan, Michael Row The Boat Ashore , Oh Susanna, The Old Folks At Home, The Old Gray Mare, On The Banks Of The Wabash, On Top Of Old Smoky, Over There, Rally Round The Flag, Red River Valley, The Riddle Song, She'll Be Comin' Round The Mountain, Shenandoah American Folk Song, Streets Of Laredo American Cowboy Song, and more

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Voicing: Unison | 7884b | Songbook | $24.95


Various Composers : Singalong Favorites : Unison : 01 Songbook : 073999903461 : 0793500680 : 00490346

Various Composers : Singalong Favorites

39 songs for hours of singalong fun!

Songlist: After The Ball, Auld Lang Syne, A Bicycle Built For Two (Daisy Bell), Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home, By The Light Of The Silvery Moon, (Oh, My Darling) Clementine, Down By The Old Mill Stream, Down By The Riverside, Down In The Valley, Give My Regards To Broadway, Hail, Hail, The Gang's All Here, He's Got The Whole World In His Hands, Hello! Ma Baby, I Love You Truly, I Want A Girl (Just Like The Girl That Married Dear Old Dad), I've Been Working On The Railroad, In The Evening By The Moonlight, In The Good Old Summertime, Just A Song At Twilight (Love's Old Sweet Song), Let Me Call You Sweetheart, Mary's A Grand Old Name, Moonlight Bay, My Gal Sal, My Wild Irish Rose, Oh! You Beautiful Doll, The Red River Valley, School Days (When We Were A Couple Of Kids), She'll Be Comin' 'Round The Mountain, Shine On, Harvest Moon, Sweet Adeline (You're The Flower Of My Heart, Sweet Adeline), and more

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Voicing: Unison | 5540b | Songbook | $9.95


Individual Folios

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This Old Man : SSAA : Bob Chilcott : King's Singers : Songbook : 08740330 : 073999029383

Bob Chilcott : This Old Man

A delightful traditional English nonsense song from the King'singers Edition series. Available: SSAA, 2-Part, ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 2:25.

Arranger: Bob Chilcott Performed By: King's Singers | Country: England

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | $2.65 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08740330


This Old Man : 2-Part : Bob Chilcott : King's Singers : Sheet Music : 08740986 : 073999409864

Bob Chilcott : This Old Man

A delightful traditional English nonsense song from the King'singers Edition series. Available: SSAA, 2-Part, ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 2:25.

Arranger: Bob Chilcott Performed By: King's Singers | Country: England

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $2.25 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08740986


This Old Man : TTBB : Keith Christopher : Sheet Music : 08745151 : 884088011505

Keith Christopher : This Old Man

A perfect encore, this creative setting of the familiar nursery rhyme is a concert tour-de-force! The playful theme-and-variations approach, changing meters and textures, and the spirited accompaniment finally get the old man home where he belongs. ShowTrax CD available. Performance Time: Approx. 2:40

Arranger: Keith Christopher

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Voicing: TTBB | Sheet Music | $1.60 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08745151

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