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Keep the Home Fires Burning: Songs from the First World War CD

$ 15.95


Incorporating America, the Beautiful, this pop ballad-style piece is the ideal way to pay tribute to our military personnel wherever they may be. A strong choice for any patriotic program, it offers opportunities for solos, for small groups or younger singers to combine with the chorus, and for audience participation. Don't miss this inspiring musical salute to our troops!

Honoring the centennial of America’s involvement in World War I, the New-York Historical Society exhibition World War I Beyond the Trenches explores how artists across generations, aesthetic sensibilities, and the political spectrum used their work to depict, memorialize, promote, or oppose the divisive conflict.


  1. It's a Long, Long Way to Tipperary by John McCormack 3:14 
  2. Belgium Put the Kibosh on the Kaiser by Mark Sheridan 3:17 
  3. Sister Susie's Sewing Shirts For Soldiers by Al Jolson 3:14 
  4. Keep the home fires burning by Frederick J. Wheeler 2:43 
  5. I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier by Morton Harvey 2:59 
  6. Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit-Bag by Murray Johnson 2:50 
  7. When Alexander Takes His Ragtime Band to France by Marion Harris 3:04 
  8. Send Me Away With a Smile by John McCormack 2:43 
  9. America Answers the Call by Lee White 3:09 
  10. Just A Baby's Prayer At Twilight (for Her Daddy Over There) by Henry Burr 3:17 
  11. The Star Spangled Banner by John McCormack 2:48 
  12. Oh! It's a Lovely War by Courtland & Jeffries 2:55 
  13. Hello Central, Give Me No Man's Land by Al Jolson 3:20 
  14. Passing Show: Goodbye Broadway, Hello France by American Quartet 3:00 
  15. K-K-K-Katy (Stammering Song) by Billy Murray3:00 
  16. How 'Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down on the Farm? (After They've Seen Paree) by Nora Bayes 2:30  
  17. Au Revoir, But Not Good Bye Soldier Boy by The Peerless Quartet 3:04 
  18. Tell That to the Marines by Al Jolson 2:49 
  19. Good-Bye-ee by Courtland & Jeffries 2:52 
  • a single disc with 19 songs