Happy Independence Day!

A very happy Fourth of July to all our US readers

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Yankee Doodle Dandy rewritten for USA Independence Day

medium_2753620187In a special tribute to these “two countries split by a common language,” I have rewritten the lyrics to Yankee Doodle bringing them up to date from the bad old days of the Boston Tea Party and other unfortunate misunderstandings between the UK and the USA.

(PSSSTTT…don’t tell anyone, but Wikipedia claims the song was first sung by British military officers about the Yankees….sing along, anyway!) [Read more…]