Music From 100 Years Ago
Music from the early days of the 20th Century with comments.
Songs of the Great War

Here are some sites with  more information about the First World War.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwone/  This site from the BBC offers a virtual tour inside a trench.

http://firstworldwar.com/ This large site contains biographies of the major players, newsreel footage, diary accounts and video of the battlefields as they look today.

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/sgphtml/sashtml/sashome.html  This Library of Congress site has World War I issues of Stars and Stripes, the official US Army newspaper.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/special_report/1998/10/98/world_war_i/199768.stm A second BBC site with audio interviews of veterans.

http://www.greatwar.co.uk/westfront/ypsalient/meningate/lastpost.htm  This page describes the Last Post Ceremony at Ypres, Belgium.  A tribute to fallen soldiers that has been held every day since 1929.

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=9792310 A photograph of the grave of George Lawrence Price, the last soldier killed during the war.

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Songs from the last year of World War I , including Oh How I Hate to Get Up and Is There Still Room For Me Neath the Old Apple Tree?
Direct download: songs_of_the_great_war.mp3
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Songs from the middle years of World War I  including

If You Were the Only Girl and We Don't Want the Bacon.

Direct download: Songs_of_the_Great_War_Part_2.mp3
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     Songs recorded during the early days of World War I.  Music includes:  Pack Up Your Troubles and Your King and Country Want You.
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