Maryland State Song Controversy Gets Remixed

By Rosalind S. Helderman
Washington Post Staff Writer
Sunday, March 1, 2009

(To the tune of "My Maryland," also known as the tune to "O Christmas Tree.")

Comes now debate of the state song

Maryland! My Maryland!

Seven years since it last came along

Maryland! My Maryland!

To some the song is out of date

It speaks of Lincoln's threat to state

And so they want to change its fate

Maryland! My Maryland!

Since '39, we've sung this ditty

Maryland! My Maryland!


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