Tune of the Day: Marching to Pretoria
This song originated from the Second Anglo-Boer War (1899–1902), in which the British Empire fought the Boers, the Dutch settlers that had made South Africa a colony of Holland 200 years prior. The British troops sang the song as they marched toward Pretoria, then the capital city of the South African Boer colony, as the song's chorus goes:
We are marching to Pretoria, Pretoria, Pretoria
We are marching to Pretoria, Pretoria, Hurrah
Thanks to Ronald for suggesting this tune!