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This pamphlet of 100 "Community Songs" was published in the hopes of forming more "Liberty Choruses" to boost the morale of American citizens at home during the war.
A piece composed by Billy Baskette with lyrics by C. Francis Reisner and Benny Davis. It was written in order to lift the nation's spirits and help calm worries as soldiers shipped off to war.
A song by Bryan and Paley about a soldier going off to war and leaving his "Sweet Little Buttercup" at home.
A patriotic song composed by J. Edward Woolley about American pride and military might during the First World War.
A Leo Feist song by Jack Caddigan and James A. Brennan supporting Red Cross nurses during World War I.
A piece from the Edwardian musical comedy The Better 'Ole or The Romance of "Old Bill." Based on the cartoon character "Old Bill," the musical depicts him intercepting a spy's plan and saving the men in danger. His actions are briefly misunderstood,…
This piece tells of a soldier writing home to his "Dear Old Pal" and wishing to come home. The cover notes that the composer, Gitz Rice, was inspired to write this piece while on sentry duty in Ypres.
This song by Kate Ellis describes a soldier's pride in serving his country and his hopes that his sweetheart at home remains true to him.
This song sheet provides soldiers with lyrics to many patriotic and popular songs from the time period. It was provided by the Louisville War Camp Community Service and given to the soldiers of Camp Zachary Taylor in Louisville.
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