Songs of WWII

The following is an assortment of WWII songs, not in any particular order and by no means comprehensive.  I welcome suggestions for additions.  At a used book store in the UK I found the following book, Great Songs of World War II, London: Wave Publications, n.d.  The first 95 pages have the heading, The Home Front in Pictures, written and edited by Michael Leitch.  The remaining 84 pages set forth 32 songs with music and lyrics, compiled by Peter Foss and Ann Munday.

Amber Express Collection (Billie Holiday – I’ll Be Seeing You in All the Old Familiar Places; Andrews Sisters: Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B,  Peggy Lee – Waiting for the Train to Come In; Bing Crosby –  I’ll Be Home for Christmas):

Vera Lynn

Gracie Fields

Kay Kyser

Bing Crosby

Andrews Sisters

Louis Jordan

Rosemary Clooney

Marlene Dietrich

Al Bowlly

Harry Kaye

Kate Smith

Lyrics of Popular Songs of WWII

Lyrics for Harvest Moon, Working on the Railroad, I Want a Girl, Beer Barrel Polka, Army Air Corps, Caissons Go Rolling Along, It’s a Grand Old Flag, Sentimental Journey,  and Chattanooga Choo Choo.

UK Marching Song

Army Air Corps Song (“Wild Blue Yonder”)

Partisan Songs

Scotland the Brave

Sam Browne


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