'Songs of the Air Force', part 1 of 2 (side A of cassette)
- 1986 (Creation)
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1 side of audio cassette
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Songs originating in the First World War. [00:00-03:11] 1 - 'We Loop in the Purple Twilight'; [03:12-05:24] 2 - Parodies Based on 'The Dying Hobo'; [05:25-06:56] 3 - 'A Poor Aviator Lay Dying.' Songs originating Between the Wars: [06:57-08:27] 4 - 'Come and Join the Air Corps'; [08:28-10:56] 5 - 'Wreck of the Old 97'; [10:57-11:21] 6 - 'Squadron Song.' Songs from the Second World War: [11:22-12:48] 7 - 'Liberator Blues - The B-17 We Love You'; [12:49-14:19] 8 - 'The Man Behind the Armour-Plated Desk'; [14:20-17:17] 9 - 'I Wanted Wings'; [17:18-18:48] 10 - 'Co-pilot's Lament'; [18:49-22:01] 11 - 'Save a Fighter Pilot's Ass'. For tape cassette insert, see MC 376/431/13.
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There is no public access to the original recording because of preservation reasons. All access is provided by the use of copies. Access to the copies is also restricted because of copyright/sensitivity issues.
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Restrictions apply. Contact NRO for details.
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The quality of archive sound recordings may be poor. Duration is 21 minutes 59 seconds.
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This recording has been digitised. It can be listened to at the NRO only and not online. The NRO requires advance notice if you want to visit to listen to this recording.
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Created 05/02/2019 by Drojd. Modified 05/02/2019 by Drojd.