Songs Of World War 1 has been added to your Basket
Quantity:1

Other Sellers on Amazon
Add to Basket
£3.67
& FREE Delivery in the UK on orders over £20.00. Details
Sold by: Amazon
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Image Unavailable

Image not available for
Colour:
  • Songs Of World War 1
  • Sorry, this item is not available in
  • Image not available
      

Songs Of World War 1 Box set

103 customer reviews

Price: £3.59 & FREE Delivery in the UK on orders over £20. Details
In stock.
Sold by b68solutions and Fulfilled by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
22 new from £3.59

Prime Music Get our free music app
£3.59 & FREE Delivery in the UK on orders over £20. Details In stock. Sold by b68solutions and Fulfilled by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.

Frequently Bought Together

Songs Of World War 1 + World War 1 - Memorabilia Pack + Replica newspaper Out break of World War 1
Price For All Three: £14.39

These items are dispatched from and sold by different sellers.

Buy the selected items together

Product details

  • Audio CD (17 Nov. 2014)
  • Number of Discs: 3
  • Format: Box set
  • Label: Import
  • ASIN: B00HSRNA6E
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (103 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3,503 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Disc: 1
1. Over There - Billy Murray - Billy Murray - Billy Murray
2. Tell That To The Marines - Al Jolson - Al Jolson - Al Jolson
3. Pack Up Your Troubles - Murray Johnson - Murray Johnson - Murray Johnson
4. Good-Bye-Ee - Courtland And Jeffries - Courtland And Jefferies - Courtland And Jefferies
5. Keep The Home Fires Burning - John McCormack - John McCormack - John McCormack
6. Oh! Its A Lovely War - Courtland And Jeffries - Courtland And Jefferies - Courtland And Jefferies
See all 20 tracks on this disc
Disc: 2
1. We All When Marching Home - Black Diamonds Band - The Black Diamonds Band - The Black Diamonds Band
2. United Forces March - Metropolitan Military Band - The Metropolitan Military Band - The Metropolitan Military Band
3. Sister Susie's Sewing Shirts For Soldiers - Billy Murray - Billy Murray - Billy Murray
4. Send Me Away With A Smile - John McCormack - John McCormack - John McCormack
5. A Conscientious Objector - Alfred Lester - Alfred Lester - Alfred Lester
6. Are We Downhearted? - Arthur Boyton - Arthur Boyton - Arthur Boyton
See all 20 tracks on this disc
Disc: 3
1. Alexander's Ragtime Band - Arthur Collins - Arthur Collins - Arthur Collins
2. Oh! How I Hate To Get Up In The Morning - Arthur Fields - Arthur Fields - Arthur Fields
3. Hello Central, Give Me No Mans Land - Al Johnson - Al Johnson - Al Johnson
4. Its Time For Every Boy To Be A Soldier - Charles Hart - Charles Hart - Charles Hart
5. Somewhere In France, Dear Mother - Stanley Kirkby - Stanley Kirkby - Stanley Kirkby
6. Pretty Baby - Billy Murray - Billy Murray - Billy Murray
See all 20 tracks on this disc

Product Description

60 songs from the war to end all wars.

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5 stars
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

24 of 24 people found the following review helpful By Stephen Morse on 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 !
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
19 of 19 people found the following review helpful By Roger on 6 Mar. 2014
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.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Frank John on 6 April 2014
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
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.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Kenny Sayer on 25 May 2014
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
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.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Rufus Yells on 1 Feb. 2015
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
Extraordinary value for money in this evocative set of songs from the era. Some familiar, some less so. Interesting to see how some genuinely tug at the heartstrings while others are clearly bandwagon jumpers. The mocking of the conscientious objector as a camp 'pansy' is a truly chilling moment. Original recordings, so don't expect hifi sound, and I would have liked more notes and details than just a list of songs and artistes, but still a very worthwhile purchase.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on 17 Feb. 2015
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
Comprehensive original artist recordings of the most played songs in WW1. Nothing unfamiliar but amazingly fresh for such early sound recordings. Extremely good value considering the number of tracks and the fidelity achieved for the sources available.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By J.S. on 4 July 2014
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
Perfect for what it was intended.. Back up to the World War One Anniversary
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Mr. John Thompson on 25 Jan. 2015
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
Studying WW1 with Open Uni-this cd helps as the lyrics of the songs encapuslate the optimism of men marching to certain death-it is a salute to their bravery
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Customer Discussions

This product's forum
Discussion Replies Latest Post
No discussions yet

Ask questions, Share opinions, Gain insight
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 

Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions
   


What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Look for similar items by category


Feedback