This arrangement, based upon the 1926 cylinder recording is not your ordinary campfire song! Upbeat and peppy, this tune will surprise people and give them a positive feeling towards a piece that has been used recently to indicate a foolish acceptance or compromise when nothing has actually been solved. Special Notes reveal the history of the piece and how it is difficult to pinpoint who actually created it.
Key: F Major
Mood: upbeat, seeking
Pedagogy: left hand chordal movement, syncopation, dynamics