The Ghost of Tom

The ‘Ghost of Tom’ (or ‘Ghost of John’) is a perennial Halloween favourite and no wonder. It’s (a little bit) spooky, has a ghost, a ghost lyric (oo-oo-oo), is a round and can be accompanied by just two notes. This version is in Am, making it easy to perform on tuned percussion instruments (no sharps or

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Christmas Countdown Song

My students love Advent calendars, especially the ones that include chocolates behind each door. This year, for our End-of-Year Christmas Assembly, we’re performing an advent calendar song called ‘Christmas Countdown‘. No chocolates, but lots of fun anyway. Christmas Countdown has six verses and six choruses. Each chorus proclaims the date and the number of days to go until Christmas. Each

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