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Songs and Stories from the American Revolution

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Ten songs are featured in a musical history of the eighteenth century, including information on lyrics, background on song origins, what inspired their creation, and arrangements for voice and piano with guitar chords.
Library Binding, 72 pages
Published October 1st 1994 by Millbrook Press
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Kristopher Swinson
Feb 18, 2010 rated it liked it
Sadly summary, it consolingly contains no dirty ditties. Intervening commentary is of just the right length and description; it comes full circle as pages 13 and 67 observe that it's "the common young soldier who does the fighting and the dying." Drink makes its appearance, but the other vices remain absent from these sainted soldiers' just jingles. Helpful broadside sheets enable one to precisely recreate each melody.

My blood began to course vigorously with the theme of "hearts around . . ., br
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