Florence Billington in Liverpool - 1914

from All Quiet on the Home Front, pages 29-30:

On the morning they were sailing, I went all haywire and hysterical - I had to do something. I knew I couldn’t go down to Dover, nobody did, because they’d been rushed, being pushed out, quickly, so I went to see a girl friend and we danced and danced and tried to clear the depression away. There was a street organ in the road and it was playing the latest songs and one of them was “Baby Doll” and it began: Listen, my honey love to my tale of woe Listen, my honey love I just love you so I’ve been looking around Ho, ho, guess what I’ve found I found a honey bee buzzing …   more >>
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Steve Humphries and Richard Van Emden (ed.), All Quiet on the Home Front (London, 2004), p. 29-30. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1402068716179 accessed: 24 February, 2024

location of experience: Liverpool


Listening to

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Baby Doll

Experience Information

Date/Time 1914
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Fri, 06 Jun 2014 16:31:56 +0100