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Creator : Primrose, Adelaide
Place Of Creation : [Adelaide, S. Aust. ]
Publisher : A. Primrose
Date of creation : 1916]
Format : Sheet music
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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World War One generated a large number of patriotic songs. Some of the themes reflected in the lyrics of this genre of music are emotional and personal sacrifices, recruitment and anti-conscription.

These songs were often performed at fundraising concerts, recruitment drives and around the piano at home.

Read about performances of this song in The Advertiser29 January 1916 and 10 April 1916.

Coverage year : 1916
Period : 1914-1918
Further reading :

Bebbington, Warren. The Oxford companion to Australian music, Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1997

Holmes, Robyn. The collectors book of sheet music covers, Canberra : National Library of Australia, 2001

Currency companion to music and dance in Australia, Sydney : Currency House in association with Currency Press, 2003

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