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200 year-old songs from the War of 1812

Songs inspired by naval victories helped to communicate American success at sea. Sung in homes, taverns and at public events these songs were set to familiar popular tunes allowing everyone to sing along. These songs built up public support for the war and boosted a sense of nationalism.

Track #1:
Brilliant Naval Victory

Track #2:
Battle between frigate
Constitution
and Guerriere

Track #3:
The Gallantry of Bold Bainbridge

Track #4:
Naval Achievements

Track #5
The Star-Spangled Banner

Track #6:
Tit for Tat

Track #7:
Eighth Naval Victory

All songs sung by Independence Seaport Museum's Director of Education Michael J. Flynn