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Issued February 25, 1915

It’s a Long Way to Tipperary music sheet. This British music hall song was written by Jack Judge, and first performed in January 1912. At the beginning of the war in Europe, the Irish regiment the Connaught Rangers sang this song as they marched through Boulogne in August 1914. The song was quickly picked up by other units of the British Army. In November 1914 it was recorded by the well-known tenor John McCormack

Saddle Oxfords - Considered to be the grandfather of modern athletic footwear, saddle oxfords are one of the few all-American shoes. In the 1950s, almost every American girl had a pair of saddle oxfords in white with black “saddles,” which they often wore with bobby socks. The shoe continued to be popular with teenage girls, cheerleaders and preppies from the 1960s-80s.

Music my mom and dad danced to and listened to on the radio - Everly Brothers, that Purple People Eater. Movies of 1958- I went age 4 to Gigi.