Music of the Revolutionary War


Music served a useful part in the Revolutionary War. Songs were written for different reasons. Often they were used to help make people feel excited and emotional about their cause. Revolutionary music was a good way to express feelings, make fun of the enemy, and forget the terrible realities of war.


 Clicking on the files at the left will let you read the words to these popular Revolutionary songs. If your browser can play midi files, you will be also able to hear the music.