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5.0 out of 5 stars A piece of history
Thes original recordings of the time give a real insight into the music hall stars of the war. The songs telling young boys to go and die in the trenches send shivers down your spine. The joy in the 1918 recordings make you feel the relief of Peace at last, and the propaganda speeches by a twenty year old boy soon to die is chilling. Really not to be missed - a piece of...
Published on 13 Sep 2005 by Mr. John Conrad Mullen

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3.0 out of 5 stars The Great war CD
Have just been on a battle field tour with tthe MG car club Belgium, so i wanted a CD of all the old WW1 songs to listern to whilst driving arround, the CD was Ok but for me did not tick all the boxes, However ths comment is NOT a complaint
Published 7 months ago by Mr. C. Miles


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30 of 30 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A piece of history, 13 Sep 2005
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Mr. John Conrad Mullen "johncmullen" (Agen, France) - See all my reviews
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Thes original recordings of the time give a real insight into the music hall stars of the war. The songs telling young boys to go and die in the trenches send shivers down your spine. The joy in the 1918 recordings make you feel the relief of Peace at last, and the propaganda speeches by a twenty year old boy soon to die is chilling. Really not to be missed - a piece of history.
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5.0 out of 5 stars GOOD VALUE, 21 Sep 2011
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R. Stansfield "Yorkatt" (York, U.K.) - See all my reviews
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Excellent CD with many of the memorable WW1 songs on it. Suspect I'll soon be purchasing Vol2! Thoroughly recommend to all interested in the Great War.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Songs, but would never meet the X Factor I do not think???, 10 Dec 2013
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Very Good Sound... I just think of the Events of the Past 100 Years and my Two Grandfathers Going Through Hell in 1914 - 1920... Ted
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4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars, 14 July 2014
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Only got it as I'm doing a party to celebrate 100 years
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3.0 out of 5 stars The Great war CD, 7 May 2014
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Mr. C. Miles "omaha" (Kent England) - See all my reviews
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Have just been on a battle field tour with tthe MG car club Belgium, so i wanted a CD of all the old WW1 songs to listern to whilst driving arround, the CD was Ok but for me did not tick all the boxes, However ths comment is NOT a complaint
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5.0 out of 5 stars Cool to hear those happy songs sung by soldiers who ..., 1 May 2014
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Cool to hear those happy songs sung by soldiers who didn't know the real WW 1.
After having experienced that they didn't sing anymore.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Atmospheric and Evocative!, 17 Mar 2014
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A superbly evocative selection of songs from the Great War which perfectly and poignantly capture the pathos behind the comic lyrics. This CD is an important social and emotional record of a terrible moment in world history.
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5.0 out of 5 stars marvellous, 8 Mar 2014
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C. Andrew "mermaid159" (england) - See all my reviews
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great service arrived quickly my father in law was singing along to the songs straight away brought a smile to his face
packaging great price very reasonable
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4.0 out of 5 stars good collection of music of the time, 13 Sep 2014
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good collection of music of the time, recordings are good, if you are interested in this period of our history it is worth geting
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 22 Nov 2014
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Wonderful collection of songs and sketches, captures the very essence of WW1
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