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.
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: 27 March, 2023
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|Cheer Boys Cheer||performed by small band|
|Listening Environment||in public|
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