America - Heart of a Nation

  • Experience America’s French & Indian War to the transcontinental railroad through the folk songs of the time

  • Professional musicians, vocalists, and acoustic instruments are incredible!

  • Includes sheet music, chord charts, and historical photographs

  • Read and learn the story behind each song

  • History has never been this fun with toe-tapping music and story books

"Sweet Betsy from Pike" Audio Sample


From the French and Indian War to the first transcontinental railroad, America is a chronological tour of American history from 1750-1890 through its music. Enjoy the songs and stories of our past that have been shared from generation to generation—songs that make you laugh, make you cry, and make your patriotic spirit soar.

Song list:

  • Yankee Doodle
  • Star Spangled Banner
  • Erie Canal
  • Oh, Susanna
  • Sweet Betsy From Pike
  • All Night, All Day
  • Old Dan Tucker
  • Wade In The Water
  • Johnny Has Gone For A Soldier When Johnny Comes Marching Home
  • Shenandoah
  • Git Along L'il Dogies
  • Drill Ye Tarriers
  • Polly Wolly Doodle
  • She'll Be Coming Round The Mountain
  • Old Joe Clark