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Identifier: clels5

Scope and Contents

A collection of photocopied and original sheet music. Titles included are: ‘Begg’s Army, Navy and Air Force Album’ (c. 1942); ‘Poor Little Angeline’ (1936); ‘We’re Going to Hang out the Washing on Siegfried Line’ (1939); ‘I Left my Heart at the Stage Door Canteen’ (1942); ‘Coming in on a Wing and a Prayer’ (1943); ‘The Martins and the Coys’ (1936); ‘South of the Border’ (1939); ‘Boomps-a-Daisy!’ (1939); ‘Mairzy Doats (Mares Eat Oats)’ (1943); ‘Lambeth Walk’ (1937); ‘Hi Jig a Jig, Hi Jig a Jig (Follow the Band)’ (1947); ‘Salome’ (1941); ‘Bell Bottom Trousers’ (1944); ‘Tell the Lights of London Shine Again’ (1939); ‘Bless ‘em All’ (1940); ‘Sergeant Sally’ (1941); ‘Praise the Lord and Pass The Ammunition’ (c. 1942); ‘This is Worth Fighting For’ (1942); ‘The Caissons Go Rolling Along’ (1936); ‘Yanks Service Song Book’ (1943); ‘Corns for My Country’ (1944); ‘Victory V’ (1941); ‘There’ll be Blue Birds over the White Cliffs of Dover’ (1941); ‘When the Lights Go on Again (All Over the World)’ (1942); ‘Oh ! Ain’t it Gravy to be in The Navy’ (1939); ‘Kiss Me Good-night Sergeant-Major’ (1939); ‘Nursie! Nursie!’ (1939); ‘When They Sound the ‘Last All-Clear’’ (1941); ‘Somewhere in France with You’ (1939); ‘A Soldier Dreams (of You Tonight)’ (1942); ‘Meet the Navy’ (1933); ‘Underneath the Arches’ (1932); ‘A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square’ (1940); ‘Auf Wiederseh’n Sweetheart’ (1949); ‘The Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane’ (date unknown); ‘Mammy’s Lullaby’ (1918); ‘On the Ball’ (date unknown); ‘A Pair of Silver Wings’ (1941); ‘God Bless America’ (1939); ‘Johnny Doughboy Found a Rose in Ireland’ (1942); ‘A Boy in Khaki – A Girl in Lace’ (1942); ‘The Sergeant Major’s Serenade’ (1943); ‘There’s a Boy Coming Home on Leave’ (1940); ‘The Soldier Boy From Caroline’ (1942); ‘My British Buddy’ (1943); ‘I’ll Pray for You’ (1939); ‘P.T. 109’ (1961); ‘There’ll Always Be an England’ (1939); ‘Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree (with Anyone Else But Me)’ (1942); ‘Tiggerty Boo!’ (1940); ‘Ac-cent-tchu-ate The Positive’ (1944); ‘The Lads in the Navy Blue’ (rev. 1940); ‘‘The Marines’ Hymn’ (1932); ‘Good Morning Sergeant Major’ (1940); ‘The Soldiers of the Queen’ (date unknown); ‘Oleana’ (date unknown); ‘Blue Skies’ (1927); ‘Isa Lei’ (date unknown); ‘Hi-Diddle-Dee-Dee’ (date unknown); ‘We are the Boys from Way Down Under’ (1940); ‘Army Hit Kit of Popular Songs’ (1950); ‘I feel Like I’m Fixing to Die a Rag’ (1965); ‘Draft Dodger Rag’ (1970); ‘Gee, Mom, I Want to go Home’ (WWII, date unknown); ‘Get on Board, Little Children’ (c.1960-1969); ‘Belt-Line Girl’ (1943); ‘Deliver the Goods’ (WWII, date unknown); ‘Guerilla Song’ (c. 1912-1913); ‘When they Drop the Atomic Bomb’ (1951).


  • Collection covers ca 1960-2010

Conditions Governing Access

Access is freely available within the J.C.Beaglehole Room for research and private study. For any use beyond this, please contact the J.C.Beaglehole Room ( in the first instance.


From the Fonds: 100 linear_centimeters (Hutt Valley Independent and Upper Hutt Advertiser (2009.044) has been given a call number (DU401.1 H982) and is located on the Atlas shelving.)

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Repository Details

Part of the J C Beaglehole Room, Victoria University of Wellington Library Repository

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