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Joint Choir AHS and Lunenburg HS, Ayer Town Hall, December 1961

John Carton directs the Ayer High School Choir and also Plays the Piano for the majority of numbers and Donald Adams directs the Lunenburg HS Choir.

The Ayer High School Folk Singers:
Charles Austin
David Long
Molly Harris

LISTEN: It's Almost Day (Chickens Crowing for Midnight, It's Almost Day)


“It's Almost Day”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1949 (recording, Lead Belly)
Description:

"Chickens crow for midnight and it's almost day (x2)" ""Christmas is a-coming and it's almost day." "Santa Claus is coming...." "Turkey's in the oven...." "I thought I heard my mother say...."

Notes

This is about as silly as a song can be -- but the tune is good, and it's easy to improvise six-syllable lines with no rhyme for any occasion. There may even be some ballad-like versions out there.


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