Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:
Contains Chapter 8 (‘War and Peace’) of Roy Palmer, ‘The Sound of History: Songs and Social Comment’, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988). Also included is the chapter notes, and the publication bibliography.
Contains a photocopy of a letter of correspondence from Robert C. Price to a Mr. [Lichtenwanger?], sent on December 4, 1974. The letter is regarding a song sheet that Price took from ‘The U.S. song book’ and included with the letter, in the hope of aiding the correspondent’s collection of army songs. It appears the material is part of the ‘Music Division’ of an unknown institute. The date that the material was retrieved from this source is unspecified.
Contains the full facsimile copy of R.M. Dick (ed.), ‘The Growing Tradition: A collection of New Zealand songs’ [unpublished]. Some annotation of the front, “further to my recent letter. Andrew Campbell.” The songs document colonial life, the New Zealand back country and soldier experience in the various wars of the 20th century [See ‘Roger Dick’ folder].
A collection of printed articles, printed newspaper clippings, sheet music, song lyrics, translations and handwritten notes. Notable themes include imagery of the battlefield, protection of their ‘native’ Soviet land, yearning for loved ones and fighting fascism. Some attention paid to the political situation Russia before the 1989 revolution and to Russian literature. The publication and subject matter date ranges are c. 1941-1985.
Contains a copy of ‘The Gunners Handbook: An introduction to the Regiment’, The Royal Regiment of New Zealand Artillery, undated. Also contains a collection of correspondence between LC and Cpl. Mike Subritzky concerning some soldier songs Subritzky was in possession of that LC was wanting more information on. The date range is c. 1986-1987, no date was given for the handbook.
“The Songs We Sang. Red White & Navy Blue, Aiwa Saida, My Africa Star, Saida Bint, Rolling Wheels, The Good Ship Venus, My A. 25, The Army in Fiji, The Fighting Kiwi, Monowai Side, This is my Story, The Qartermaster’s Store, The Trentham Blues, The Veteran’s Reply – Little Miss Muffet March, The Lousy Lance Corporal, Isa Lei, The Battle of Coconut Grove, Lili Marlene, Castelfrentano, Mama, Dugout in Matruh, Maori Battalion. All from ‘Kiwi L.P.s’ LA-3 & LA-6."
Contains photocopied excerpts from F. T. Nettleingham, ‘Tommy’s Tunes’, (London: Erskine Macdonald Ltd., 1917) and F. T. Nettleingham, ‘More Tommy’s Tunes’, (London: Erskine Macdonald, 1918). The introduction, index and miscellaneous songs are included from ‘Tommy’s Tunes’. Only miscellaneous songs have been included from ‘More Tommy’s Tunes’.
A collection of newspaper clippings, handwritten notes, printed articles, poems and sheet music. Details the New Zealand soldiers who fought in the Vietnam war and their experiences upon return, as well as the U.S. unknown soldiers who were returned post-WWI. The publication date range is c. 1929-2008.
Contains a U.S. Naval Academy Band performance schedule for 1987-1988, a newspaper advertisement for ‘Stage Door Canteen’ an album of WWII songs, and printed sheet music of songs used at soldier shows. The music included is often light-hearted and humorous. Both the publication and subject matter date ranges are 1943-1988.
Contains two photocopies of the mimeographed lyrics as part of the Memorandum of H. L. Goodwin. Song titles include ‘Gee But I Wanna Go Home!’, ‘Raider Battalion’, ‘Fuck ‘Em All’, ‘Gor Blimey’, ‘Roll Your Leg Over’, ‘Damn, Damn, Damn, Samoa!’ , ‘Let’s Remember Pua Pua’, ‘I Want a Life!’ and ‘The Mortar Man’s Song’. The introduction note to the Memorandum is dated August 12, 1943.
A collection of song lyrics, scripts and emails of correspondence. The songs and scripts describe many elements of the Vietnam war such as the death and diseases, the moments of survival, interpreting the different cultures and celebrating Western holidays. The publication date range is 1967-2008. The subject date range is c. 1954-2008.
Contains photocopies of four publications and articles; ‘Veteran’, Vol. 6, No. 2, February 1986; H. Ben Auslander, ‘”If Ya Wanna End War and Staff, You Gotta Sing Loud” – A Survey of Vietnam-Related Protest Music’, Journal of American Culture, Vol. 4, No. 2, Summer 1981; George W. Chilcoat, ‘The Images of Vietnam: A Popular Music Approach’, Social Education, October 1985; ‘G.I. Songs of the Vietnam War’, Broadside 172, April 1986.
Contains two pieces of LC’s work, “The Kiwis in Vietnam” and “Songs of the Vietnam War: An Occupational Folklore Tradition”. Also included is a Journal of American Folklore style guide and a printed article of ‘Allied Participation in Vietnam’, Vietnam Studies. The subject matter date range is c. 1914-1986.
Contains photocopied excerpts from William Walrich, ‘Air Force Airs: Songs and Ballads of the United States Air Force, World War One through Korea’, (New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1957). Also includes a review of ‘Air Force Airs’ featured in the Journal of American Folklore by Warren E. Roberts, and the photoduplication application for John Hay Library where LC retrieved ‘Air Force Airs’. The application was filed on April 27, 1977.
Contains a full photocopy of C. Wesley Ward, ‘Barracks Ballads’, (Franklin, Indiana: Astronautics Publishing Company Inc., 1966).
A collection of newspaper clippings, handwritten poems and accounts, song lyrics, printed articles, a talent release form and information on the 1992 50th commemoration of US troops in New Zealand. Topics include intermarriage, tension, derogatory soldier songs, entertainment, American imperialism and international relations. The publication date range is 1943-2006. The subject matter date range is c. 1942-1993.