The Songs

These are the songs and poem that make up the set.
Some have links to more information about each and why it is included, I’m still adding these. The set starts in a pointful but sentimental vein. Towards the end things become much more disturbing.

Keep the Home Fires Burning*
Ivor Novello and Lena Gilbert Ford, 1914

Brother Can You Spare a Dime
Yip Harburg and Jay Gorney, 1930

Viva la Quinta Brigada*
Christy Moore, 1983

Lili Marlene
German Lyrics by Hans Liep, 1915
Melody by Norbert Schultz, 1938
English Lyrics by Tommy Connor (no date)

Poem by Sherwood Ross (no date)

Feel Like I’m Fixin to Die Rag
Country Joe McDonald, 1965

All the Dead Were Strangers
Clive James and Pete Atkin, 1973

*These items include some adaptations and/or some new words by Chris Rust