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Take Me Back To Dear Old Blighty - BRASS BAND Score and Parts PDF

By Arthur J. Mills, Fred Godfrey and Bennett Scott (1916)

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Piano Accompaniment, Brass Choir or Ensemble, Voice - Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Arthur J. Mills, Fred Godfrey and Bennett Scott (1916). Arranged by Brendan Elliget MAGA 537. Patriotic, Old-time. Score, Set of Parts. 38 pages. Published by Brendan Elliget (S0.552935).

Item Number: S0.552935

"Take Me Back to Dear Old Blighty" is a music hall song written by Arthur J. Mills, Fred Godfrey and Bennett Scott in 1916. It was popular during the First World War and tells a story of three fictional soldiers on the Western Front suffering from homesickness and their longing to return to "Blighty" - a slang term for Britain.
Fred Godfrey wrote the song with Bennett Scott and A.J. Mills after passing a music hall in Oxford where a show called Blighty was showing. He recounts: "One of us suddenly said “What an idea for a song!” Four hours later it was all finished, and the whole country was singing it soon afterwards. I got — not very much.
The chorus lyric "Take me back to dear old Blighty/Put me on a train to London town" was included in The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations. [Wikipedia}

This arrangement is for Brass Band with optional Piano part (not on the score) and Vocal Lead Sheet.

The MP3 was recorded with NotePerformer 3.

Grade = 3 Duration = 2:30 mins (2 Verses and two Choruses with repeat).

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