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Jutland, The Menin Gate – and other First World War songs

In honour of Remembrance, Armistice Day, and our great-uncle killed at Ypres 1917, I recorded Les Sullivan’s The Menin Gate – see Other videos, with Les’s kind permission.

As the Sillertides with Doug Huggins, I recorded Les’s song Jutland, with his kind permission, which commemorates the WW1 naval battle 31 May- 1 June 1916 and is on Youtube here

Tha mi duilich, cianail, duilich – Gaelic Youtube song video

Tha mi duilich, cianail, duilich is a First World War song by Dòmhnall Ruadh Chorùna. Sung by Linn, with piping by Ashley MacDonald, contemporary images. The collaboration was produced by Australian singer-songwriter Adrian Newington and is on Youtube here

In Flanders Fields

For Armistice Day 2022, I recorded John McCrae’s poem “In Flanders Fields” to the tune of “The King’s Navy” by Tony Phillips, and with his kind permission, here