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..."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1950 (Morris)
KEYWORDS: political age
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Morris, #3, "Revolutionary War Song" (1 short text, 1 tune)
Roud #5022
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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File: Morr003

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