Subject: Politics & Conflict

23 entries.

Our Canadian Home - Patriotic Temperance Song

"The Canadian Musical Fountain and Prohibition Singer" was a songbook created for the temperance movement and published in Toronto in 1874. I first found a copy at the Toronto Public Library. These excerpts came from the Internet Archive, where you can fi...

Shout! Shout! Shout! - A Canadian Volunteer Song

One of several anti-Fenian songs that appeared in the pages of "The Grand River Sachem", a Caledonia paper that is still publishing in 2017. This one is set to the tune of the American Civil War hit "Tramp, Tramp, Tramp" (The Prisoner's Hope) by George F....

Social Glass (The) - Temperance Song

This "glee" is from The Canadian Musical Fountain & Prohibition Singer: for temperance meetings, Bands of Hope, temperance conventions, social gatherings, home circle, &c. by C. W. Coates - Published 1874

Song Of The Canadian Girls

Here's one of many anti-Fenian songs that appear in the pages of The Grand River Sachem. (Caledonia) This one is supposedly sung by the girls of Canada to their (hopefully) patriotic beaux. Interestingly it's set to a tune with Fenian associations. Unde...

The Boys of The One-One-Four

A song composed by Charlses J. Snider, and submitted the the Caledonia, Ontario newspaper "The Grand River Sachem", in March 1916. It celebrates the 114th Battalion, who were part of the Canadian Expeditionary Force in the First World War, and were also...

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