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Monica Grabin: Singing History

The Colonies and the Revolution (click for info)

Life in colonial times, men's and women's work, farming, the kinds of music they listened to, children's work, the Revolution and the stresses it placed on families, propaganda on both sides, the battle of Yorktown, British surrender, and the mystery of Yankee Doodle revealed. Some of the songs: Old Man in the Woods, The Farmer's Curst Wife, the Golden Vanity, Soldier, Soldier, Will You Marry Me?, The Dying Redcoat, Yankee Doodle.