Killamarsh are also doing an American Themed concert on Saturday 3 July.
A few thoughts in music we might use
Simple Gifts - Goff Richards (Based on Shaker Hymn)
Elvis Rocks - Goff Richards
Great Western Themes - Darrol Barry
Scooby Do - Andy Duncan
Take Five - Steve Sykes
Caravan - Steve Sykes
Glen Miller Special
According to some sources, the tune is most likely to be of Scottish or Irish origin, but was first linked to John Newton's words in an 1831 publication called "Virginia Harmony" where the tune's name is given as "New Britain".
the author of Amazing Grace was born in London - the origin of the music will probably be always disputed but the Guy who established the tune across the World with his remarkable word setting was English.
Is Amazing Grace the World's most popular hymn? What do others think?