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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: 0888301723) Hard Cover with dust jacket. 192 pp, 4to (11 1/4" 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. Very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine. Very Good+/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. 0888301723

Price: US$ 30.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 28062

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