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Carl G. Soderstrom

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Music of early 20th Century
« on: April 08, 2017, 01:33:49 AM »
A while back there was a discussion about playing period music around and on the
RR.

Well to commemorate the start of The Great War (The War To End All Wars)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mPLS5nNFWTU&list=PLsMrHKHTLNqlaEMVvgOrtcLQRvdgdtp-v

Especially:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UgqVCJpRqWQ

&

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0juNp87uAYg&list=PLsMrHKHTLNqlaEMVvgOrtcLQRvdgdtp-v&index=9

The beginning of the end for the Railroads

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8EfGuzUZB3k&list=PLsMrHKHTLNqlaEMVvgOrtcLQRvdgdtp-v&index=14

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Re: Music of early 20th Century
« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2017, 10:45:15 PM »
Carl, couldn't resist adding this tongue twister song from World War I, sung by Billy Murray, a popular entertainer of that time: "Sister Susie's Sewing Shirts for Soldiers." My siblings and I used to get a kick out of playing it on an old cabinet style wind up Victrola in our attic. My dad had inherited it from his dad:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1fSMM1IfqHI

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Re: Music of early 20th Century
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2017, 12:43:20 AM »
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