“Yankee Manufactures”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1941 (Songs of Yesterday)
Keywords: bragging patriotic nonballad food
Found in: US


"I wish I was in Yankee lad, And was a boy again, sirs... I'd never wander from my home... But stay at home, eat pumpkin pie Of Yankee manufacture." The singer boasts of things "of Yankee manufacture:" Pretty girls, George Washington, British defeats

Historical references


  1. Botkin-NEFolklr, pp. 535-536, "Yankee Manufactures" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, BNEF535