A Historical Karaoke Playlist

In honour of the imminent History Today Christmas party (and festive gatherings across the world) here's a few historically-themed songs, ready and waiting for that ill-advised late night karaoke session, as suggested by our followers on Twitter.

See the hashtag #historicalkaraoke for more ideas.

Abba, Waterloo

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Boney M, Ra Ra Rasputin

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Elvis Costello, Oliver's Army

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Billy Joel, We Didn't Start the Fire

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U2, Sunday Bloody Sunday

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OMD, Enola Gay

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Don McLean, American Pie

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The Rolling Stones, Sympathy for the Devil

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The Dad's Army Theme Tune

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Falco, Rock Me Amadeus

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Herman's Hermits, I'm Henry VIII, I Am

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