Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Yankee Doodle

Yankee Doodle VBR MP3 247 kb, Yankee Doodle OGG format 138 kb which is a free, open standard container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation. The OGG format is unrestricted by software patents and is designed to provide for efficient streaming and manipulation of high quality digital multimedia.

Yankee Doodle is a British song the origin of which dates back to the Seven Years' War. The earliest known version of the lyrics comes from 1755 or 1758. It has been widely adopted in the United States and is often sung patriotically today. It is the state anthem of Connecticut.

Performance Licence: All information on this site (The United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps) is considered public information (PUBLIC DOMAIN) and may be distributed or copied.

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Composition Licence: Circa 1755 or 1758. This MP3 (or other media file) is in the public domain because its copyright has expired. This applies to the United States, where Works published prior to 1978 were copyright protected for a maximum of 75 years. See Circular 1 "COPYRIGHT BASICS" from the U.S. Copyright Office. Works published before 1924 are now in the public domain.

This file is also in the public domain in countries that figure copyright from the date of death of the artist (post mortem auctoris), and that most commonly runs for a period of 50 to 70 years from December 31 of that year.

Author: Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps
Keywords: Fife and Drum; Old Guard; Continental Army, Yankee Doodle
Creative Commons license: Public Domain

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