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Title: Songs from the Front & Rear: Canadian Servicemen's Songs of the Second World War.
Description: Edmonton, Hurtig. 1979, First Edition. (ISBN: 0888301715) Soft Cover. 192 pp, 4to (11" H). B&w photographs, drawings, cartoons, musical notation. Warning: Some of the lyrics may be considered offensive! Contains jovial drinking songs, outrageous songs, fighting songs, cynical songs, funny songs and just plain bawdy songs. You'll find the words and music that sustained Canadian soldiers, sailors and airmen through six years of loneliness and fears. Includes such well-known ditties as: Knees up Mother Brown; Bless 'em All; Lili Marlene; Hitler Only Has One Ball; and others. Interior - light cigarette odor, minor browning in margins very small crease at bottom corner of pages 177 to192, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very light browning to edges of textblock, light browning on spine and cover edges, small crease at bottom corner of rear cover. Very Good -.

Keywords: World War Ii, Songs, Servicemen, Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Folk Songs, Popular Music, Drinking Songs, Lyrics, Maple Leaf Squadron, Protest, Fear, Death, Sex, Relationships, Humour, Cynicism, Bawdy. 0888301715

Price: US$ 17.50 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 21548

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