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OLD TUNES – FREE AMERICA


These words are by Dr. Joseph Warren, of Boston. Warren was one of the original Minute Men. Warren was Chairman of the Committee of Safety in Boston in 1775 and the man who sent Paul Revere to Lexington to warn John Adams and John Hancock of the British advance, setting Revere off on his famous ride. Warren was commissioned a … Continue reading


OLD TUNES – BRITISH GRENADIERS


The British Grenadiers is a marching song for the grenadier units of the British military, the tune of which dates from the 17th century. It is the Regimental Quick March of the Corps of Royal Engineers, Grenadier Guards, the Honourable Artillery Company and the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers. It is also an authorised march of The Royal Gibraltar Regiment, The … Continue reading


OLD TUNES – BELLEISLE MARCH


Belleisle March Belleisle is the French island Belle-Île-en-Mer. The siege of Belleisle took place during the Seven Years War between the French and the British. The actual siege lasted from April to June of 1761. Once the British secured the Island they had a port for their fleet to use during their blockade of the French coast. 900 Marines, under … Continue reading


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