Oh It's a Lovely War - Songs of the Great War
Oh It's a Lovely War - Songs of the Great WarProduct code: 10080
Songs, ballads & parodies of WW1, 1914-18, arranged for voice + piano (some with guitar chord indications - the original publications are used), mostly as included in Joan Littlewood's iconic production for Stratford East in the 1960s. EMI Publishing 1978, reprinted Faber.
And When I Die: Ab (c'-eb") - trad.
Are We Downhearted?: F (e'-d") - trad.
Army of To-day's Alright, The: A (c#'-d") - Lyle
Breaking Out of Barracks (parody): C (b-c") - trad.
Comrades: Bb (d'-eb") - McGlennon
Far From Ypres I Long to Be (parody of Sing me to Sleep): C (c'-d") - trad.
For You But Not For Me (The Bells of Hell go Tingalingaling): F (c'-c") - trad.
Good Bye-ee: G (d'-d") - Weston & Lee
Goodbye Dolly Gray: C (d'-e") - Barnes
Hello! Hello! Who's Your Lady Friend?: F (d#'-d") - Fragson
Here We Are! Here We Are!! Here We Are Again!!!: Eb (d'-eb") - Knight & Lyle
Hitchy Koo: Eb (eb'-f") - Muir & Abrahams
Hush! Here Comes a Whizz-bang (parody of Hush, here comes the Dream Man): F (c'-d") - Anon.
I Don't Want to be a Soldier (parody of I'll make a man of you): C (c'-c") - Finck
I Want to go Home: Bb (c'-c") - trad.
If You Want To Find: G (d'-e") - trad.
If You Were the Only Girl in the World: Eb (c'-f") - Ayer
I'll Make a Man of You (On Monday I go out with a Soldier): Eb (bb/c'-eb") - Finck
It's a Long Way to Tipperary: Bb (d'-d") - Judge & Williams
Jolly Good Luck to the Girl Who Loves a Soldier: G (d'-e") - Lyle
Kaiser Bill (parody of Pop Goes the Weasel): G (d'-e") - trad.
Keep the Home Fires Burning: F (c'-e"/f") - Novello
Last Mile Home, The: G (d'-d") - trad.
Leap Frog (parody of John Brown's Body): C (e'-e") - trad.
Mademoiselle from Armentieres: F (e'-d") - Carlton & Tunbridge
Moon Shines Bright on Charlie Chaplin, The (parody of Pretty Red Wing): Eb (bb-eb") - Mills
Never Mind (parody): C (e'-d") - Anon.
No More Soldiering for Me (parody of What a friend we have in Jesus): F (c'-d") - Converse
Oh! It's A Lovely War: F (c'-e") - Long & Scott
Old Soldiers Never Die: C (c'-c") - trad.
Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit Bag: G (b-d") - Powell
Plum and Apple (parody of A Wee Deoch-an-Doris): Bb (c'-d") - Anon.
Raining and Grousing (parody of Holy, holy, holy): E (e'-e") - Dykes
Rolling Home: G (d'-d") - trad.
Roses of Picardy: C (e'-f"/g") - Wood
Row, Row, Row: Bb (d'-eb") - Monaco
She was One of the Early Birds: G (d'-e") - Connor
Sister Susie's Sewing Shirts for Soldiers: Eb (eb'-eb") - Darewski
Take Me Back to Dear Old Blighty: Bb (c#'-e") - Mills, Godfrey & Scott
There's a Long, Long Trail: Ab (eb'-eb") - Elliiott
They Didn't Believe Me [Girl from Utah, The]: G (d'-d") - Kern
We are Fred Karno's Army (parody of The Church is One Foundation): Eb (d'-eb") - Wesley
We Don't Want To (We are the King's Nav-ee!): F (c'-d") - trad.
We Haven't Seen the Kaiser (parody): G (d'-d") - Anon.
We're Here Because (parody of Auld Lang Syne): F (c'-d") - trad.
We've Had No Beer (parody of Abide with Me): Eb (eb'-c") - Monk
When Belgium Put the Kibosh on the Kaiser: G (d'-d") - Ellerton
When You Wore a Tulip and I Wore a Big Red Rose: Bb (e'-e") - Wenrich
Who Were You With Last Night?: D (a-c#") - Godfrey & Sheridan
Your King and Country (O, we don't want to lose you): C (c'-e"/g") - Rubens