Revolutionary War Song
DESCRIPTION: "I'm almost ninety and nine, but I still remember the time, When the country was invaded by the British, One of freedom's noble sons, our brave George Washington, Made 'em skeeedadle from the happy land of Canaan. Ha ha (x4), Bound for the happy land..."
EARLIEST DATE: 1950 (Morris)
KEYWORDS: political age
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Morris, #3, "Revolutionary War Song" (1 short text, 1 tune)
NOTES [53 words]: A nitpicky footnote: The song claims the British invaded America and George Washington made them flee. But the British did not *invade* America, since America was not an independent nation. The British stationed troops there. Of course, the British *would* invade (in 1812), but by then George Washington was dead.... - RBW
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