Amazing Grace (Gotta Catch ‘Em All)

Amazing Grace (Gotta Catch ‘Em All) December 13, 2013

The blog Political Jesus shared this version of the modernized hymn “Amazing Grace (My Chains are Gone)” as an illustration of how widespread this particular meter – known for that very reason as “common meter” – is. While I think there may be some on the list given there that do not work, many do.

What are some of your favorite examples of transfer of lyrics from one tune to another?


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