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OLD TUNES – LIBERTY SONG


The Liberty Song 1768

A short time after the refusal of the Massachusetts Legislature to rescind the Circular Letter of February 11, 1768, relating to the imposition of duties and … Continue reading


OLD TUNES – HEARTS OF OAK


‘Hearts of Oak’ First sung by a Mr Champnes in ‘Harlequin’s Invasion’, 1759. The words are by David Garrick and the music by Dr Boyce, the Kensington composer. Boswell, in … Continue reading


OLD TUNES – HASTE TO THE WEDDING


HASTE TO THE WEDDING In 1767, a song entitled “Rural Felicity,” was included in the play, The Elopement, which was performed at the Theater Royal in Drury Lane, London. The … Continue reading