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1914: We Don't Want to Lose You

Music historian Russell Davies discovers how the musical stage reflected the world situation in 1914 and what the troops were whistling as they marched to war.

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Tue 2 Dec 2014 22:00

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Music Played

  • Arthur Boyton

    Are We Downhearted? No!

    • Songs of World War 1 1914-1918.
    • Go Entertainment.
    • 6.
  • Arthur Francis Collins

    Alexander's Ragtime Band

    • Songs of World War 1 1914-1918.
    • Go Entertainment.
    • 1.
  • Band of HM Coldtsream Guards 1925

    Colonel Bogey

    • Keep The Home Fires Burning.
    • Saydisc.
    • 12.
  • Basil Hallam

    Gilbert The Filbert

    • HMV.
  • Henry Burr

    Stay Down Here Where You Belong

    • The Great War - An American Musical Fantasy.
    • Archeophone Records.
    • 11.
  • Bing Crosby & Gary Crosby

    Play A Simple Melody

    • The Chronological Bing Crosby April - September 1950.
    • Jonzo.
    • 12.
  • Frank C. Stanley & Byron G. Harlan

    Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!

    • Victor 78.
  • Friedrich Weiler

    Till The Boys Come

    • 1916.
    • Archeophone.
    • 1.
  • Harry McDonough

    Goodbye Dolly Gray

    • Heroes & Sweethearts.
    • 18.
  • Heidelberg Quartet

    They're On Their Way To Mexico

    • Billy Murray & The Hiedelberg Quartette.
    • Archeophone.
    • 21.
  • Helen Clark

    Your King And Country Want You

    • Songs of World War 1 1914-1918.
    • Go Entertainment.
    • 12.
  • Stanley Holloway

    Hello, Hello, Who's Your Lady Friend?

    • Heroes & Sweethearts.
    • 15.
  • Al Jolson

    Sister Susie's Sewing Shirts For Soldiers

    • Al Jolson Complete Recordings 1911 - 1932 Vol 1.
    • Naxos.
    • 18.
  • Maggie Smith & Company

    I'll Make A Man Of You

    • Oh What A Lovely War!.
    • Paramount.
    • 3.
  • Maria Jette & Dan Chouinard

    Two To Tooting

    • In Our Little Paradise - Songs of PG Wodehouse.
    • Wolseley Recordings.
    • 3.
  • Mark Sheridan

    Belgium Put The Kibosh On The Kaiser

    • Songs of World War 1 1914-1918.
    • Go Entertainment.
    • 7.
  • John McCormack

    It's A Long Way To Tipperary

    • Heroes & Sweethearts.
    • 2.
  • The Mellomen & Thurl Ravenscroft

    Till The Boys Come Home

    • Saxony Records.
  • The Morrison Orpheus Choir & Bad of HM Royal Marines

    There's A Long, Long Trail A-Winding

    • EMI.
  • The Morriston Orpheus Choir & Bad of HM Royal Marines

    Pack Up Your Troubles In Your Old Kit Bag

    • EMI.
  • Peerless Quartet

    I Didn't Raise My Boy To Be A Soldier

    • Columbia.
  • The Scottish Pals

    Sister Susie's Sewing Shirts For Soldiers

    • Far, Far From Ypres.
    • Greentrax Recordings.
    • 33.
  • Victor Military Band

    Memphis Blues

    • Victor.
  • Vilem Tausky & His Orchestra & June Bronhill

    The Pipes of Pan Are Calling

    • EMI.
  • Ian Whitcomb

    The War In Snider's Grocery Store

    • Ian Whitcomb's Ragtime America.
    • Audiophile.
    • 14.

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