Performance Programs

Sara & Maynard Johnson

War

COLONIAL PERIOD

  • Fifers and fife calls –
    • Peas Upon a Trencher
    • Roast Beef of Old England
    • Pioneers March
      • Clean up the camp
      • also for getting loose women out of the camp (wasn’t called “Pioneers March” for thaose occasions)
    • Rogues March – Fife call and song
    • Funerals - The Dead March
      • Roslin Castle
      • Merry Men Home from the Grave
    • The Royal Navy and French & Indian War - Heart of Oak - 1759
    • The Army - Brighton Camp - 1758
    • British Grenadiers and recruiting – The American version - War and Washington
    • Stationing of troops
        • Landlady of France
        • Unfortunate Miss Bailey

REVOLUTION

  • The Liberty Song
  • Chester
  • Yankee Doodle
      • Cornwallis danced a country dance
      • I Only Know 187 Verses, but My sister knows all of them
  • Yorktown surrender and What was Played
      • When the King Receives His Own Again
      • General Lafayette’s Band and Yankee Doodle

A NEW COUNTRY

  • Washington’s March
  • Indian wars in the Northwest Territory
    • Sinclair’s Defeat
  • Captain Lewis (Meriwether Lewis)
  • Battle on the Wabash
  • The United States’ quasi war with France
    • God Save the United States
    • Constellation, or Truxton’s Vicotry
  • The British Wars with Revolutionary France – Arethusa
  • Stephen Decatur songs – Barbary pirates
  • American Star – war brewing in the west – 1806

WAR OF 1812

  • Captain Hull, Old Ironsides and the Guerriere
    • Landlady of France and Hull’s Victory the song
    • Hull’s Victory the tune
  • Anacreontic Song and Francis Scott Key
  • Battle of New Orleans and Hunters of Kentucky  -1815