Music served a useful part in the Revolutionary War. Songs were written for different reasons. Often they were used to help make people feel excited and emotional about their cause. Revolutionary music was a good way to express feelings, make fun of the enemy, and forget the terrible realities of war. British soldiers and other loyalists brought the song "God Save the King to America", where it eventually became "America."

Yankee Doodle is thought to have been written by a British Army Surgeon to make fun of the American Soldiers, but soon the American soldiers claimed it as their own. At the battles of Lexington and Concord the song was sung by the colonists to insult the retreating British soldiers