John Brown’s Original Marching Song (1861)

The “original” John Brown song uses the melody “Brothers, Will You Meet Me” (A.K.A. “Say Brothers Will You Meet Us”, also used as the melody for Julia Ward Howe’s “Battle Hymn of the Republic”):

John Brown's Body (air = Brothers will you meet me)

So here’s the question:

Is this song about THE John Brown:

… or is it about a more obscure “John Brown”?

GO, LISTEN & READ TO FIND OUT!:

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