Ben & Brad - The World War I Centenary in Song
Ben & Brad will be joining the four year commemoration of World War I with concerts and lecture/demonstrations of the songs that got us through the war.
For the 2014-2018 World War I Centenary years, Ben & Brad are offering two programs:
Irving Berlin's Insomnia
Sleeplessness led to a hit song and a hit Army show by Irving Berlin. Ben & Brad will give the history of Berlin's Yip! Yip! Yaphank! with performances of songs from the show such as "Oh How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning" and "We're on Our Way to France," along with other songs Berlin wrote for the war effort.
The songs that won the war!
- "Over There"
- "Good Bye Broadway, Hello France"
- "Wake Up, America"
- "Sister Susie's Sewing Shirts for Soldiers"
- "How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down on the Farm?"
- "There's a Long, Long Trail"
- "I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier"
- "Lafayette (We Hear You Calling"
- "Let's Bury the Hatchet"
- "Roses of Picardy"
- "It's A Long Way to Tipperary "
Please see poster (pdf, 1.3MB) for more information
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