HIST 151

Music and the US survey

Musica Reservata

Musica Reservata– Music From the Time of Christopher Columbus (Full 1968 Album)

Anasazi flute amerindienne - Native American Magic Flute music - 1 hour

Indigenous music of North America

Psalm 23 and The Bay Psalm Book | The Music that Shaped Colonial America

Music history of the United States during the colonial era

The Roots of American Music

Early 16th Century Venetian Lute Music, Paul O'Dette

Tavern music

Irish tavern music

French music

English songs

Colonial Williamsburg Christmas

Colonial Williamsburg Fife & Drum Corps

American Harpsichord Music in the XVIII Century / Olivier Baumont

17th c. English country dances

Second Great Awakening

Charles Wesley hymns:

Christ the Lord is Risen Today

And Can It Be That I Should Gain

Love Divine, All Loves Excelling

Oh, For a Thousand Tongues to Sing



Beautiful Dreamer (Stephen Foster)

”Follow the Drinkin' Gourd"

”Go Down Moses"

”Swing Low, Sweet Chariot"

”Steal Away (To Jesus)" Mahalia Jackson & Nat King Cole

”Wade in the Water"

Roll, Jordan, Roll


Video: 22 "Hamilton" lyrics explained

Hamilton Musical: Farmer Refuted

Guns and ships (Hamilton musical)

History has its eyes on you (Hamilton musical)

Yorktown (Hamilton musical)
70th Tony Awards "Hamilton" (Obamas intro)

Hamilton Musical: Cabinet Battle #1

Hamilton Musical: Cabinet Battle #2

Hamilton Musical: One Last Time (Washington's Farewell Address)

How Teachers Are Using ‘Hamilton’ the Musical in the Classroom | MindShift | KQED News


Hail Columbia! with Lyrics; First American National Anthem
Hail, Columbia,_Columbia

Columbia: origin of name

Note: country of Colombia is spelled differently

Adidas apologizes for spelling error!

Revolutionary Period music

Revolutionary songs

Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps

Yankee Doodle

That Diss Song Known as 'Yankee Doodle'

Yankee Doodle lyrics

Yankee Doodle [article]:Song Collection Description: Performing Arts Encyclopedia, Library of Congress

Yankee Doodle YouTube


With lyrics


John Adams sings William Billings

William Billings: Father of American Choral Music

Fife and Drum Music of the Revolutionary War

American Revolutionary War Ballad: Free America by Joseph Warren

American Revolutionary War Song:Ballad of the Green Mountain Boys

The British Grenadiers fife and drum (lyrics)


Lift Every Voice: colonial era example

Shays' Rebellion - Music and Songs "over the hills and far away"

Over The Hills And Far Away (Traditional)

American Revolutionary War Medley (Carmel Brass)

Civil War music

Ashokan Farewell (Jay Ungar)

Stonewall Jackson's Way

Marching Along (97th regimental string band)
[Use with General McClellan}

Tenting Tonight (97th regimental string band)

The Girl I Left Behind Me (97th regimental string band)

We are coming, father Abraham (97th regimental string band)

Lorena (97th regimental string band)

Battle Hymn of the Republic (US Army band)
Battle Hymn of the Republic (97th regimental string band)
The story behind the Battle Hymn of the Republic

Goober Peas (Burl Ives and Johnny Cash)
Goobers commercial

Maryland, my Maryland

Lincoln and Liberty, too

Tramp, Tramp, Tramp

When Johnny Comes Marching Home (2nd South Carolina String Band)

The Southern Soldier

The vacant chair: Kathy Mattea


Bonnie Blue Flag: [Use with the section on Secession]

Marching through Georgia
Music: Jay Ungar
Music: Tennessee Ernie Ford

Battle of Bull Run (Johnny Horton)

Just before the battle, mother

Battle Cry of Freedom

Aura Lee

Elvis Presley: Love Me Tender [1956]

"Johnny Reb" (Johnny Horton)

God Bless Robert E. Lee (Johnny Cash)