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Yankee Doodle is one of the most popular American patriotic songs, and is also the state song of Connecticut. The origin of the song dates back to the American Revolutionary War (1775 - 1783).
The macaroni in the lyrics is not pasta. It's actually a pejorative term for a man who dressed in a ridiculously outlandish style.
President John F. Kennedy bought a pony for his little daughter and named it Macaroni, afer the pony in Yankee Doodle.
There are said to be as many as 190 verses of this song!
A small collection of the most popular English songs for kids and Christmas carols. Choose your favourite one, then listen and sing! You can also download and print song lyrics and music sheets.