Army theme song "The Caissons Go Rolling Along" free lead sheets for all instruments. The army song sheet music with lyrics!
Seven different keys
Here it is in seven different keys, plus an extra version for the key of A (one arrangement is high, and the other low):
Please scroll down the page for the links to the free printable sheet music.
The lyrics are ever changing
The U.S. army song has been around for a long time, and the song lyrics have changed a bit with the times.
The Caisson Song lyrics I have on my free sheetmusic are the words I remember from when I was a girl; but notice that there are lots more verses in this rousing rendition of the army theme song below:
I have had good luck using this song as a piano lead sheet, asking students to add simple left hand chords using root chords and inversions. (See examples of this down at the bottom of my page Free lead Sheets.)
I'm betting both girls and boys will have fun with this energetic song.
Here is another video of the Army theme song, also very well sung by a group of well-matched men's voices. Here, they call the song "The Army Goes Rolling Along":
This beautiful song book for piano & voice "Esther, For Such a Time as This", available as a digital download, tells the riveting story of the time when Jews in ancient Persia faced a foe named Haman, and how a brave young queen risked her life to save her people.
A good choice for a singing story-teller, an operatic group, a short theater production, or a class of children!
This is the perfect easy start for little pianists.
And when they start reading white-key notes on the staff, this is a fun easy resource to say each week, "Choose a new black-key song at home this week and figure it out to show me next lesson!" They will be spending more time at the piano.