Popular Songs in American History

Welcome to Lesley Nelson (aka the Contemplator)'s
Popular Songs In American History Website.

American Folk and Traditional Music with Lyrics, Midi Files, Tune Information
and History behind the folksongs and ballads. With folksongs arranged by time period.

This page was created on January 20, 1999
The background music is Over the Hills and Far Away
Sequenced by Lesley Nelson-Burns

Welcome to Popular Songs in American History. These tunes were not all written by Americans, but are songs that were known in America. Most songs of the Colonial and Revoltionary Era were songs that originated in England, Scotland and Ireland and immigrated with their people.