[Sound recording] Song of the 40th Battalion

Accession Number AWM2018.404.61
Collection type Sound
Measurement 2 min 48 sec
Object type Digital audio file
Physical description wave
Maker Hicks, Alan
Latham, Chris
Goodwin, Andrew
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, North Shore, Narremburn
Date made 2018
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

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Source credit to Latham, Chris
Description

Recording of the song titled 'Song of the 40th Battalion', created as part of the Music and the First World War project. This is a parody written by Ernest Douglas Pinkard to the tune of 'Mademoiselle from Armentieres'. Produced by Chris Latham, with Andrew Goodwin as vocalist and Alan Hicks on piano. This recording was made at Flat Rock Studios, Sydney, on 19 December 2018. The work is performed in the spirit of the time with some changes made for the modern ear.

Chris Latham, producer of this recording, notes: 'This is a very catchy song.'

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