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Colonel Pickering's March to Lexington, 1775

Here's an obscure local tune for Paul Revere and the 19th of April in '75. When I lived in Arlington at the turn of the millennium, I could get up at dawn and walk a block to wait for Paul Revere and his horse to gallop down Massachusetts Avenue en route to Lexington.

Source: The National Music of America and Its Sources By Louis Charles Elson

Advice to Dancers, 1729