James and the General Lafayette Song – Rap Opera for Kids


General Marquis de Lafayette’s the name.
Commanding French ally troops to America is my game.
I sent many to spy on British military. But only I got the secrets that brought them
to their knees. Lafayette! Many battles his reports helped win.
Blocked ten thousand enemy re-re-re-reinforcements. The British tried to send reinforcements.
Well, we are the winners. That’s how this battle ends! The name’s James Armistead Lafayette! You will never forget. General Marquis de Lafayette! You will never forget. James Armistead Lafayette! You will never forget. General Marquis de Lafayette! You will never forget. I returned to my home in Virginia after the
war just to be a slave again. There must be more that he was fighting for. But then the General Lafayette,
he did something that I will never forget. I wrote the government, saying “James should
be free.” I took his name in gratitude. He helped me gain my liberty. Washington won the war, but not alone.
With the help of many others, we brought victory home. James Armistead Lafayette! You will never forget. General Marquis de Lafayette! You will never forget. James Armistead Lafayette! You will never forget. General Marquis de Lafayette! You will never forget!

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