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Sign In. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Full Cast and Crew. Release Dates. Official Sites. Company Credits. Technical Specs. Plot Summary. Plot Keywords. Tuesday 7 April Wednesday 8 April Thursday 9 April Friday 10 April Saturday 11 April Sunday 12 April Monday 13 April Tuesday 14 April Wednesday 15 April Friday 17 April Saturday 18 April Sunday 19 April Monday 20 April Tuesday 21 April Wednesday 22 April Thursday 23 April Friday 24 April Saturday 25 April Sunday 26 April Monday 27 April Tuesday 28 April Wednesday 29 April Thursday 30 April Friday 1 May Saturday 2 May Sunday 3 May Monday 4 May Tuesday 5 May Wednesday 6 May Thursday 7 May Friday 8 May Saturday 9 May Sunday 10 May Monday 11 May Tuesday 12 May Wednesday 13 May Thursday 14 May Friday 15 May Saturday 16 May Sunday 17 May Monday 18 May Tuesday 19 May But this isn't the case.

The song is a mix of music hall ditty and barrack ballad, written by a sailor. It came from the fertile mind of Welsh songwriter Fred Godfrey no relation to Arthur. Born Llewellyn Williams in , he'd come to London at the turn of the century. Chinese Laundry Blues 5. Fanlight Fanny 7. Leaning on a Lamp Post 8. Leaning On A Lampost 9. Wu's A Window Cleaner Now Don't the Wind Blow Cold The Lancashire Toreador The Wedding Of Mr. Wu The Window Cleaner The Window Cleaner No.

It later gained popularity among British and Commonwealth troops during the Second World War , and with a change of lyrics became a patriotic tune after being performed by singers such as Gracie Fields and Vera Lynn. Ward Brown noted that " The line You'll get no promotion this side of the ocean seems to reflect the point of view of soldiers about to be sent to a fighting front on the other side of an ocean - presumably the Atlantic.

This would point to an American origin for the song, rather than a British one, though there is no clear evidence for such an origin". Bless 'em all , Bless 'em all.

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8 thoughts on “Bless Them All

  1. Bless ’em All Lyrics They say there's a troopship just leaving Bombay, bound for old Blighty shore Heavily laden with time expired men, bound for the land they adore There's many an airman just.
  2. "Bless 'Em All", also known as "The Long and the Short and the Tall" and "Fuck 'Em All", is a war song. The words have been credited as being written by Fred Godfrey in to music composed by Robert Kewley. It was first recorded by George Formby, Jr. in The song has also been credited to Jimmy Hughes, Frank Lake and Al Stillman.
  3. Bless all the sergeants and W. O. ones, Bless all the corp'rals and their blinkin sons, 'Cos we're saying goodbye to them all, as back to their billets they crawl. You'll get no promotion this side of the ocean, so cheer up my lads, Bless 'em All. They say if you work hard you'll get better pay.
  4. So cheer up my lads bless 'em all. Bless 'em all, bless 'em all, the long and the short and the tall, Bless all the sergeants and w. o. ones, Bless all the corp'rals and their blinkin sons, 'Cause we're saying goodbye to them all, as back to their billets they crawl.
  5. Godfrey wrote "Bless 'Em All" while serving with the Royal Naval Air Service; it became popular with airmen at the end of World War One - the Great War as it was then known. At this time, songwriters in Britain and elsewhere did not always receive proper credit for their work.
  6. Mar 18,  · Bless 'Em All. Vera Lynn. March 18, $ Start your day free trial of Unlimited to listen to this song plus tens of millions more songs. Exclusive Prime pricing. $ to buy.

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