Pete Bax
By: Pete Bax
Catalog ID: 368400   Duration: 1:52   Tempo: Medium   BPM: 120   Vocal: Instrumental
Genre: Military Music | Military March | March and Parade music
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The Irish antiwar song "Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye" and "When Johnny Comes Marching Home" share the same melodic material. "Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye" apparently dates from the early 1820s, while "When Johnny Comes Marching Home" was first published in 1863. This has the sound of that time.   Keywords: USA Forces Service Men Service Women Ringtone Mobile Telephone Ring-Back Ring Back Afghanistan

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Long Description: When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again. USA Forces, Military Music, Military March and Parade Music, music library, music clips and royalty free music library

Keywords: Cookie whistles this song in the 1953 movie Stalag 17; it is sung later in the movie. British pop singer Adam Faith reached #5 in the UK charts with his version, called Johnny Comes Marching Home in 1960. It is used for the Die Hard with a Vengeance end credits theme, as well as playing in the background during the gold depository heist. The Chad Mitchell Trio album Mighty Day on Campus (1961) includes "Johnnie, " a combined version of both "When Johnny Comes Marching Home" and "Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye." Mobile phone network O2, part of Telefónica Europe, started using an instrumental version of this song in a TV advertisement in the first half of 2008. It is also used as the music-on-hold track played to customers waiting to speak to O2's Customer Services. This tune is also used in a chapter of Band of Brothers as a song from the 101st Airborne.
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