Yankee Doodle

One of the most popular and beloved songs, especially in the USA, the “Yankee Doodle” is a patriotic rhyme, first found in written form in 1775. The first known version of Yankee Doodle is attributed to English doctor Richard Shackburg. … Continue reading →

The Lion and the Unicorn

“The Lion and the Unicorn” have been part of the United Kingdom history since 1603 when Scotland and England were unified. Even before James I of England unified the two kingdoms, they were already symbols in their Royal Arms, two … Continue reading →

Old King Cole

“Old King Cole” lyrics date back to the early 18th century England. The first version was published around 1708 in William King’s work “Useful Transactions in Philosophy”. The origin of King Cole character can be traced back to early history. … Continue reading →