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Update: We Need New Lyrics for the Battle of New Orleans - Well, Here Are Some!

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At then end of May I wrote:

Who wants to rewrite and perform a new and timely version of:

Who is going to replace Andrew Jackson and Jean Lafitte?

Well, I got some replies from viewers. Here they are, sometimes just lyrics, sometimes with music, not always exactly what I asked for, but, hey, artistic freedom at work:

1) From Lyndon Hood:

Battle of New Orleans lyrics:

I just did my own one (remixable!) of the Horton version.

Anyway, I hope, for my intestines' sake, that this is sufficient.

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In tribute to our lads' victory in South Africa, here's a Bonus World Cup Remix

and much like BP, I'm keen to use the internet to find people who think they can do a better job: Audacity files (.zip, 2.8MB)

Lyndon also linked this, from dailykos, which has some neat lyrics by John Petterson at:

And Lyndon linked a passing reference from Mark Steyn:

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