Overture; I Left My Heart at the Stage Door Canteen

Overture; I Left My Heart at the Stage Door Canteen

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Description (Brief)

side1: All Soldier Orchestra and Chorus. Overture; side 2: Cpl. Earl Oxford and Soldier Chorus. I Left My Heart at the Stage Door Canteen (Decca 18474), from the album, Irving Berlin's All Soldier Show: This Is the Army (Decca A-340).
78 rpm.

This album is for the Broadway musical This Is the Army, with book by James McColl, and music and lyrics by Irving Berlin. The musical was produced by the U. S. Army in 1942, and featured a cast of U. S. soldiers, for the benefit of the Army Relief Fund. The revue ran at the Broadway Theatre from July 4, 1942, to September 26, 1942, for 113 performances.

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sound recording
recording date
Berlin, Irving
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
shellac (overall material)
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of Bonnie Dank
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