Weary Walkers March (1895)
Last updated: 28.01.22
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Composer: C.L. Johnson Suppliers: dbe15.gif
Editor: Geoff Grainger Sextet A/T/T/B/B/GB(B)
Publisher: Ditty Box Enterprises Publication: DBE 285
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Length: approx. 2¾ mins.
Johnson dedicated this Weary Walkers March to Chas. H. Smith of Kansas City, Kansas. In the original sheet music there appears to be some confusion as to the actual title. The cover proclaims Wayside Willie's March Weary Walker whilst the inside page gives just Weary Walkers March. It seems unlikely that Chas. H. Smith was either Wayside Willie or indeed a Weary Walker - an unsolved mystery going back more than a hundred years. The cover depicts a sweating decrepit tramp being hauled along a railway track by an improbable diminutive neatly-trimmed poodle. Despite all that, this march is not at all dreary and should provide enjoyment to recorder ensembles and audiences alike.
Weary Walkers March was published by J. R. Bell, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
A tempo of 220 crotchets/min. is suggested.

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