Robert Saddington in Liverpool - 1853

from Robert Saddington's diary on Great Britain, Liverpool for Melbourne, 1853, page 95:

...different Bands of Music on various small Ferry Steamers playing 'Cheer Boys Cheer' and other tunes.
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Robert Saddington, Robert Saddington's diary on Great Britain, Liverpool for Melbourne, 1853. In D. Charlwood (ed.), The Long Farewell: Settlers Under Sail (1981), p. 95. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1408718083579 accessed: 26 June, 2022

location of experience: Liverpool

Listeners

Listening to

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Cheer Boys Cheer performed by small band

Experience Information

Date/Time 1853
Medium live
Listening Environment in public

Notes

Small craft followed departing passenger sailing ships - bands on those small craft played popular airs as part of the send-off.


Originally submitted by Clare Spencer on Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:34:43 +0100