Music of World War I

Wed., Nov. 10, 1:00pm in the Council on Aging. In honor of Veterans Day, John Clark will highlight some of the most popular music of the war years (1914-1018) with audio and video clips. Music expressed opposing viewpoints, from songs like “I Didn’t Raise My Boy to be a Soldier” to the biggest wartime favorite of all, George M. Cohan’s “Over There.” There were also romantic and sentimental songs that spoke for soldiers, spouses and families separated by the war, and humorous songs. Featured artists include Al Jolson, Nora Bayes, Billy Murray, Henry Burr and the Peerless Quartet. Call 508-358-2990 for reservations and join us!

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