Music ID

VP_000166

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Keywords

Historical and patriotic songs, Songs with geographic locations, Songs with piano

Collection

Vocal Popular

Lyrics

VP_000166 Verse 1America will always hold a welcome hand To those who come across the sea from ev'ry land; She offers them the sacred rights of liberty Beneath the starry emblem of the brave and free. She bids them say, "Whate'er befall, America is first of all." Chorus 1The star-spangled banner We always will defend, The standard of freedom Until all time shall end. No pow'r shall o'er throw it While God reigns high above; "America first" is our battle cry, 'Tis the land we love. Verse 2America will always be a land of peace, Americans will always pray that war shall cease; But if the time should ever come to stand for right, Americans will not be found afraid to fight, But ringing clear o'er land and sea Will sound this song of liberty:

Physical Description

1 score (4 p.) : ill. ; 31 cm.

Publication Date

1918

Publisher

Frank K. Root & Co

Publication Place

[s.l.]

America First : Is Our Battle Cry! 'Tis the Land We Love!

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