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Songs Of World War 1 [Box set]

Various Artists Audio CD
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)
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Product details

  • Audio CD (17 Feb 2014)
  • Number of Discs: 3
  • Format: Box set
  • Label: Go Entertain
  • ASIN: B00HSRNA6E
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 356 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Disc: 1
1. Over There - Billy Murray - Billy Murray
2. Tell That To The Marines - Al Jolson - Al Jolson
3. Pack Up Your Troubles - Murray Johnson - Murray Johnson
4. Good-Bye-Ee - Courtland And Jeffries - Courtland And Jefferies
5. Keep The Home Fires Burning - John McCormack - John McCormack
6. Oh! Its A Lovely War - Courtland And Jeffries - Courtland And Jefferies
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Disc: 2
1. We All When Marching Home - Black Diamonds Band - The Black Diamonds Band
2. United Forces March - Metropolitan Military Band - The Metropolitan Military Band
3. Sister Susie's Sewing Shirts For Soldiers - Billy Murray - Billy Murray
4. Send Me Away With A Smile - John McCormack - John McCormack
5. A Conscientious Objector - Alfred Lester - Alfred Lester
6. Are We Downhearted? - Arthur Boyton - Arthur Boyton
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Disc: 3
1. Alexander's Ragtime Band - Arthur Collins - Arthur Collins
2. Oh! How I Hate To Get Up In The Morning - Arthur Fields - Arthur Fields
3. Hello Central, Give Me No Mans Land - Al Johnson - Al Johnson
4. Its Time For Every Boy To Be A Soldier - Charles Hart - Charles Hart
5. Somewhere In France, Dear Mother - Stanley Kirkby - Stanley Kirkby
6. Pretty Baby - Billy Murray - Billy Murray
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Product Description

Product Description

60 songs from the war to end all wars.


Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
15 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Highly Enjoyable 21 Mar 2014
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
To my surprise - and for such a low price - this CD set is consistently excellent. Within the 60 songs there are no real duds.

Most importantly for me, these are authentic recordings from the time and the sound is very good. I share another reviewer's disappointment that there is no further information on the recordings, specifically dates of recording, but that won't stop me from giving the package 5 stars. I am 66 years old and this collection contains most of the familiar favourites plus others I found myself knowing once I got into the chorus of the song. I am very satisfied with my purchase !
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Value for money 6 Mar 2014
By Roger
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Considering most if not all these recordings are going on for 100 years old the sound is inevitably 'vintage,' but that is only to be expected. What loses a star is the total absence of any documentation! Far better to have charged another pound and included a booklet which would have greatly enhanced the set.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Songs from WW1 25 May 2014
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The collectionof songs from this era is very good and is bringing back vivid memories for my mother who is busy with the Women's Institute getting ready to celebrate their centenary next year. One slight criticism is that there should have been a bibliography included to explain the songs and list the lyrics in full. Perhaps a re-issue with these included will be a best seller.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good for a singsong 6 April 2014
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Lovely to hear original recordings of theses songs, our church is having a flower festival based on WW1 songs, so this was good research material, people never remember the verses only the chorus, the verses are well worth listening too.
Be great for schools doing projects on the Great War.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Songs WW1 7 May 2014
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The songs are recorded from the original - I found some of them rather difficult to listen to as they are not too clear - I want to use them for some events we are providing and would have preferred a recording that we could just have playing in the background - but this will not be possible to do with most of the songs on the cd as they are just too crackly etc. Otherwise they are obviously a true listening experience from back in the day.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars 14 July 2014
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Good quality, nice mixture of songs. Prompt delivery
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good 4 July 2014
By J.S.
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Perfect for what it was intended.. Back up to the World War One Anniversary
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3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars 3 July 2014
By JimC
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good purchase
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
Great discovery of original words. Original quality - the hiss took a bit of getting used to!
Published 5 hours ago by Rachel Mason
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Very good
Published 21 hours ago by ann
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
Exceptional value for 3 cds
Published 12 days ago by Malcolm Billingsley
5.0 out of 5 stars It went well and the songs loved by all who came
I ordered this for a WW1 Commemoration weekend. It went well and the songs loved by all who came. It set the atmosphere very well in our Cafe area.
I would recommend to all.
Published 15 days ago by Teresa Dunn
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
excellent value, all origenl recordings, CD to to bring back childhood memories
Published 16 days ago by Sylvester Hutton
5.0 out of 5 stars First class value! The songs stirred memories of brave ...
First class value! The songs stirred memories of brave young men going to war but also of an age when family values were so important... Read more
Published 21 days ago by Diane Whalley
5.0 out of 5 stars A nostalgic collection
This is a fine collection of songs at a very reasonable price. Only slight criticism was that the National Anthem was featured part way through one of the CDs, when I feel... Read more
Published 21 days ago by Mr. R. J. Terry
5.0 out of 5 stars An excellent compendium of WWI material
An excellent compendium of WWI material. The CD set meets my requirement. Obviously it creates more interest than a single CD. Good value for money.
Published 22 days ago by Melvyn Butcher
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Ditto
Published 25 days ago by jackie
3.0 out of 5 stars The quality was not as good as I had expected
The quality was not as good as I had expected. But there again price wise it was quite a good offer.
Published 1 month ago by Joan Ewins
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