Madi from ForestI always thought that he was calling the feather macaroni but now I'm thinking... Maybe he's calling the town macaroni.
Ajb From BrownieWas it maybe the feather that he called macaroni? Hmmm, could also be this.
Ajb from BrownieYankee Doodle went to town. A-riding on a pony, Stuck a feather in his cap. And called it macaroni'. was it Yankee Doodle's cap,or the pony's cap? song just says "his cap"
Anonymous It took me forever to realize that when they put (chorus) it means to sing the chorus. XD
Seth from Rapid City South DakotaThese are not the entire lyrics. A lot is missing
Ruby I have a book from the mid 1900's, the lyrics are different than they are here...?
Lynne from Waco, TexasIn the need to wash our hands at least 20 seconds because of the covid-19 virus it brings back a memory of nursing school we were taught to sing Yankee Doodle Dandy which is equivalent to 20 seconds! It's very interesting to research Origins thank you
Leah from Brooklyn, NyYankee Doodle shares its tune with British nursery rhyme 'Lucy Locket,' the tune referred to in The Beggar's Opera, and was probably adapted from the earlier work.
Chomper from Franjkin County, PaThis song become so popular during the American Revolutionary War , that even Gen. George Washington ( later to become the first President of the United States ) had his troops played it on the drums and fife .
Elvis Presley's "A Little Less Conversation" was just a minor hit when it was released in 1968, but a 2002 remix made the song a global smash, taking it to #1 in a number of countries, including Australia and the UK.
Angus Young created the distinctive opening guitar part for "Thuderstruck" by playing with all the strings taped up, except the B. He learned the studio trick from his older brother George Young, who was the rhythm guitarist for The Easybeats.
When "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" climbed to #1 on the Hot 100, Katy Perry became the first woman to send five songs from one album to the top of the charts. The four previous chart-toppers from her Teenage Dream set were "California Gurls," "Teenage Dream," "Firework"; and, "E.T."