|"Three wonderful Letters From Home"|
|Composer(s)||James F. Hanley|
|Lyricist(s)|| Ballard MacDonald & Joe Goodwin |
Three wonderful Letters From Home is a World War I song written by Ballard MacDonald & Joe Goodwin and composed by James F. Hanley.The song was first published in 1918 by Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., in New York, NY. The sheet music cover depicts a mother, wife, and daughter writing letters with marching troops and a plane, ship, and tank in the background.
World War I, also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918. Contemporaneously described as "the war to end all wars", it led to the mobilisation of more than 70 million military personnel, including 60 million Europeans, making it one of the largest wars in history. It is also one of the deadliest conflicts in history, with an estimated nine million combatants and seven million civilian deaths as a direct result of the war, while resulting genocides and the 1918 influenza pandemic caused another 50 to 100 million deaths worldwide.
Ballard MacDonald was an American lyricist, who was one of the writers of Tin Pan Alley.
James Frederick "Jimmy" Hanley was an American songwriter and author. He attended Champion College and the Chicago Musical College.
This song was in the top 20 charts from May to July 1918 and reached number 13 in June. It was recorded by both Charles Hart and Henry Burr.Also on the disc was the song Daddy Mine by Lew Wilson and Alfred Dubin.
Henry Burr was a Canadian singer, radio performer and producer. He was born Harry Haley McClaskey and used Henry Burr as one of his many pseudonyms, in addition to Irving Gillette, Henry Gillette, Alfred Alexander, Robert Rice, Carl Ely, Harry Barr, Frank Knapp, Al King, and Shamus McClaskey. He produced more than 12,000 recordings, by his own estimate, including "Just a Baby's Prayer at Twilight", "Till We Meet Again" with Albert Campbell, "The Song That Stole My Heart Away", "M-O-T-H-E-R", and "Beautiful Ohio". A tenor, he performed as a soloist and in duets, trios and quartets.
"Daddy Mine" is a World War I song released in 1918. Lew Wilson wrote and Alfred Dubin composed this ballad. It was published by M. Witmark & Songs in New York, New York. It was written for both voice and piano.
The sheet music can be found at the Pritzker Military Museum & Library.
The Pritzker Military Museum & Library is a museum and a research library for the study of military history in Chicago, Illinois, US. It was founded in 2003 to be a non-partisan institution for the study of "the citizen soldier as an essential element for the preservation of democracy" by Colonel Jennifer Pritzker, who had just retired from the Illinois Army National Guard. Originally located in the Streeterville neighborhood at 610 N. Fairbanks Court, the library later moved to 104 S. Michigan Avenue in the Loop. The Museum & Library is supported by donations and membership.
Dear Old Pal of Mine is a World War I song written by Harold Robe and Gitz Rice. The song was first published in 1916 by G. Ricordi & Co. in New York, NY.
General Pershing: is a march composed in 1918 by Carl D. Vandersloot and published by Vandersloot Music Publishing Company.
"Oh! Frenchy" is a World War I song written by Sam Ehrlich and composed by Con Conrad. It was published in New York, New York by Broadway Music corporation in 1918. The song was in the top 20 charts from September 1918 to March 1919 and was number 2 in October, December, and February. The sheet music cover features a soldier pictured in uniform with a woman in his heart.
Lafayette is a World War I song written and composed by Mary Earl, which was a pseudonymn of Robert A. King. It was published in New York, New York by Shapiro, Bernstein, & Co. in 1918. The sheet music cover, illustrated by Albert Barbelle, depicts soldiers marching with fixed bayonets below a statue of Lafayette in silhouette.
Don't Cry Frenchy, Don't Cry is a 1919 song written during World War I. The lyrics were written by Sam M. Lewis and Joe Young (lyricist), and the music was written by Walter Donaldson.The song was published by Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Company in New York City.
"I'll See You Later Yankeeland" is a World War I song written and composed by Charles K. Harris. The song was self-published in 1917 by Charles K. Harris in New York, NY. The sheet music cover features a photo of soldiers waving from the deck of a ship.
"I'm Proud to be the Sweetheart of a Soldier" is a World War I song written and composed by Mary Earl. This song was published in 1918 by Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. Inc., in New York, NY. The sheet music cover, illustrated by E. E. Walton, depicts a young woman in a sailor outfit holding a picture of a soldier.
"I'm Hitting The Trail to Normandy: So Kiss Me Goodbye" is a World War I song written and composed by Charles A. Snyder and Oscar Doctor. The song was published in 1917 by Snyder Music in New York, NY. The sheet music cover, illustrated by E.H. Pfeiffer, depicts a soldier kissing a woman good-bye with an inset photo of Paul Elwood.
"Giddy Giddap! Go On! Go On! We're On Our Way to War" is a World War I song written and composed by Jack Frost. This song was published in 1917 by Frank K. Root & Co., in Chicago, Illinois. The sheet music cover depicts a mule pulling four soldiers in a wagon.
"If I Had A Son For Each Star In Old Glory " is a World War I song written by James E. Dempsey and composed by Joseph A. Burke. This song was published in 1917 by Leo. Feist, Inc., in New York, NY. The sheet music cover, illustrated by Rosenbaum Studios, features a mother looking at a picture of her son with an inset photo of Monte Austin. Other editions feature Brice and King; Buddy Clark; Ben Davis; and Florence Timponi.
"Keep Your Head Down, Fritzie Boy" is a World War I song written and composed by Gitz Rice. This song was published in 1918 by Leo. Feist, Inc., in New York, NY. The cover features a photo of Gitz Rice and reads "inspired by a brave Tommy and written at the Battle of Ypres, 1915."
Salvation Lassie Of Mine is a World War I song written by Jack Caddigan and Chick Story. The song was first published in 1919 by Leo Feist, Inc. in New York, NY. The sheet music cover features a photo of a Salvation Army nurse with soldiers entering a Salvation Army hut. This song was in the top 20 charts in March and April 1919, reaching number 18 in April.
Send Me Away With A Smile is a World War I song written by Louis Weslyn and composed by Al Piantadosi. The song was first published in 1917 by Al. Piantadosi & Co., Inc. in New York, NY. The sheet music cover depicts a woman waving to a soldier from a fenced yard with an inset photo of Rita Gould.
We'll Carry The Star Spangled Banner Thru The Trenches is a World War I song written by Daisy May Pratt Erd. The song was first published in 1917 by Lang & Mendelsohn in Boston MA. The sheet music cover depicts soldiers advancing over barbed wire with a flag waving.
Let's All Be Americans Now is a World War I song written and composed by Irving Berlin, Edgar Leslie, and George W. Meyer. The song was first published in 1917 by Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., in New York, NY.The sheet music cover depicts a soldier with his rifle and silhouetted marching soldiers in the background.
The Russians Were Rushin', The Yanks Started Yankin' is a World War I song written by Carey Morgan and composed by Charles R. McCarron. The song was first published in 1918 by Broadway Music Corporation in New York City. The sheet music cover depicts an elderly man smoking a pipe with silhouetted soldiers across the top and bottom.
Uncle Sam and His Battering Ram is a World War I song written by Robert P. Hall and composed by Ida K. Mervine. The song was first published in 1918 by Mervine & Hall Music in Phoenix, AZ. The sheet music cover features Uncle Sam pointing to the Kaiser as a ram butts him in the stomach.
Welcome Home is a World War I song written by Bud Green and composed by Edward G. Nelson. The song was first published in 1918 by A.J. Stasny Music Co., in New York, NY. The sheet music cover depicts soldiers being welcomed home by men and women.
We'll Knock The Heligo—Into Heligo—Out Of Heligoland! is a World War I song written by John J. O'Brian and composed by Theodore Morse. The song was first published in 1917 by Leo Feist Inc., in New York, NY. The sheet music cover depicts a terrified Kaiser standing on a cliff with a city below and United States soldiers rushing toward him.
When the Flowers Bloom On No-Man's Land is a World War I song written by Howard E. Rogers and composed by Archie Gottler. The song was first published in 1918 by Kalmar, Puck, & Abrahams Music Co., in New York, NY. The sheet music cover depicts soldiers marching with an inset photo of Fred Weber. The sheet music was later reprinted with an inset photo of Dorothy Jarrett.
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