Bing Boys Are Here - Original Cast

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Bing Boys Are Here - Original Cast

1 CD(s) - Show - Label: Flapper - Distributor: Harmonia Mundi - Released: 1990 - 5015903971628

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published 22/05/2008 | Madaboutmusic
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Pro Good historical recording
Cons Would be better with today's transfer technology
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"Bing Boys Are Here"

A sympathetic collection of one of the most significant musicals of the Great War era. Very interesting for music historians and those seeking wartime nostalgia. "The Bing Boys are Here" was a comedy musical revue with a varying programme of songs. It opened on the 19th April 1916. The story was light hearted and provided a welcome entertainment for the troops on leave as well as the general population. It reflected the hope for the future in one of the darkest periods of the Twentieth Century - the story centering around the two brothers Bing leaving home and heading towards the City to seek their fortunes. Unfortunately doesn't include one of the most famous standards - probably the only one still sung today: "Let the Great Big World Keep Turning" Perhaps a better attempt at transferring the original recordings to digital format could be made today using transfer technology developed since this was produced, but the transfer is still well done for its day.

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  • chcouper published 23/05/2008
    Welcome to ciao!
  • headcase44 published 23/05/2008
    Hello and welcome to Ciao...A delightful review...Thanks. J.
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1 CD(s) - Show - Label: Flapper - Distributor: Harmonia Mundi - Released: 1990 - 5015903971628

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