She’ll be Coming ‘round the Mountain

The old children’s song, She’ll be Coming ‘round the Mountain, is presented here, with lyrics and easy chords and easy strumming. Strum down once on each chord chart and each slash. Make the 1st strum on every chord symbol a little louder and stronger. Note the “pick-up” lyrics, “She’ll be” at the start, and their reflection in the tune afterward.

Verse 1

She’ll be
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coming’round themountainwhen shecomes.She’ll be
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coming’round themountainwhen shecomes.She’ll be
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coming’round themountain;She’ll becoming’round themountain;She’ll be
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coming’round themountainwhen shecomes.

Verse 2

She’ll be driving six white horses when she comes

She’ll be driving six white horses when she comes

She’ll be driving six white horses

She’ll be driving six white horses

She’ll be driving six white horses when she comes

Verse 3

Oh, we’ll all come out to meet her when she comes

Oh, we’ll all come out to meet her when she comes

Oh, we’ll all come out to meet her

Oh, we’ll all come out to meet her

Oh, we’ll all come out to meet her when she comes

Verse 4

We will kill the old red rooster when she comes

We will kill the old red rooster when she comes

We will kill the old red rooster we will kill the old red rooster

We will kill the old red rooster when she comes

Verse 5

We’ll all have chicken and gravy when she comes

We’ll all have chicken and gravy when she comes

We’ll all have chicken and gravy we’ll all have chicken and gravy

We’ll all have chicken and gravy when she comes


Analysis

This song uses the I, IV, and V chords of C Major in the open position. Respectively, these chords are a 5th form C major, a 1st form F major and and 4th form G major. In Metafrets terminology, this is open zone 1 in the key of C major.