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Edward Bangs

Edward Bangs (fl. 1775) is the author of the American song Yankee Doodle.


  • Yankee Doodle came to town
    Riding on a pony;
    Stuck a feather in his cap
    And called it macaroni.

External linksEdit


  • The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, 2nd ed 1982, p.15
  • The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes, 2nd ed 1997, p.529