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World War I Sheet Music

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Title

World War I Sheet Music

Description

American popular music from World War I

Creator

Gaylord Music Library, Washington University in St. Louis
Atkins Collection, Washington University in St. Louis

Items in the World War I Sheet Music Collection

I didn&#039;t raise my boy to be a soldier : a mother&#039;s plea for peace / lyrics by Alfred Bryan ; music by Al Piantadosi.
For voice and piano.
T.p. ill.: photograph of Josephine Davis; background drawing of mother and son embracing.
"Teller, Sons & Dorner, New York" - - At end of music.
Also available online as a PDF file.
"You can't go wrong with a Feist song"…

America here&#039;s my boy / words by Andrew B. Sterling ; music by Arthur Lange.
For voice and piano.
"The sentiment of every American mother" - -T.p.
T.p. ill. signed André de Takacs: elderly woman and man in uniform; outline of United States in background.
Also available online as a PDF file.
"Before the world began"…

America, I love you! / words by Edgar Leslie ; music by Archie Gottler.
For voice and piano.
"F.J. Lawson Co., N.Y." -- At end of music.
Also available online as a PDF file.
"The letter that never reached home" (publisher's illustrated thematic advertisement): p. [6].
T.p. ill. signed Al. Barbelle: Photograph of…

Frisch auf, es ruft das Vaterland / gedichtet und in Musik gesetzt von Ernst Krohn.
For solo voice and piano.
"Soll Deutschland widerstehen der Zeit, Braucht's aussen und innen Unteilbarkeit."
"Dem Rothen Kreuz" -- Caption.
Also available online as a PDF file.

Let&#039;s all be Americans now / by Irving Berlin, Edgar Leslie, &amp; Geo. W. Meyer.
For voice and piano.
T.p. ill. signed by Barbelle: soldier in uniform with gun.
"F.J. Lawson Co., N.Y." -- At end of music.
Also available online as a PDF file.
"Way down in Iowa I'm going to hide away" (publisher's illustrated thematic…

If he can fight like he can love, good night, Germany / words by Grant Clarke and Howard E. Rogers ; music by Geo. W. Meyer.
For voice and piano.
T.p. ill.: background of red roses with photographs of performers.
"You can't go wrong with these three songs" (publisher's thematic advertisement): p. [4].
Also available online as a PDF file.
Copy 1: T.p. inset photograph…

Joan of Arc they are calling you / words by Alfred Bryan &amp; Willie Weston ; music by Jack Wells.
For voice and piano.
Lyrics in English with French translation; "French version by Liane Held Carrera" -- Caption.
"F.J. Lawson Co. N.Y." -- At end of music.
T.p. ill. signed Barbelle: silhouette of Joan of Arc on horse with sword.
Also available…

Good-bye Broadway, hello France / words by C. Francis Reisner and Benny Davis ; music by Billy Baskette.
For voice and piano.
"Big song hit of Passing Show of 1917 at New York Winter Garden" -- At head of t.p.
T.p. ill: American and French officers shaking hands over the Atlantic.
"Stirring songs of love and war" (publisher's illustrated thematic…

Oh Frenchy / words by Sam Ehrlich ; music by Con Conrad.
For voice and piano.
T.p. ill. signed E.E. Walton: woman gazing at mustachioed man in uniform; hearts and fleurs-de-lis in background.
Also available online as a PDF file.
"Two song hits by Creamer-Layton" (publisher's illustrated thematic…

Come on Papa / words and music by Edgar Leslie &amp; Harry Ruby.<br />
For voice and piano.
T.p. ill. signed by Barbelle: photograph of Eddie Cantor; drawing of man and woman cuddling in a car surrounded by gawking onlookers.
"Successfully introduced by Eddie Cantor in Zeigfeld Follies" -- T.p.
Also available online…

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