anti-war

anti-war

The Soldier´s Sweetheart

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The Mosuse Trio (Be) feat. singer Mette Kirkegaard (DK) Event arranged by the Belgian Embassy, Copenhagen, 2014. The Soldier´s Sweetheart is a song by Jimmy Rodgers, 1927. One of the first anti-war songs in modern history. A pal of country legend Jimmy Rodgers, Sammie Williams, told his sweetheart good-bye and went to France -- to be killed in action. So before the war was over, Jimmie found time to pick out words and air to his first composition, a sentimental song.... But it was not until some ten years later that the world heard -- and approved of it.