Pops 2: A Celebration Of Veterans

DATE

November 09, 2019

LOCATION:

Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox

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Pops 2: A Celebration Of Veterans

EVENT DETAILS

Saturday, November 9 at 8pm

MORIHIKO NAKAHARA, CONDUCTOR
ABBEY CRAWFORD, VOCALS
DERRICK PARKER, VOCALS
JIM SWOBODA, VOCALS

It’s a musical salute to our veterans from all branches of the armed forces, with patriotic music and popular songs from each era of American military involvement, from the Civil War to the present day. Selections include hits from The Andrews Sisters, Simon and Garfunkel, Bette Midler, and more. Veterans are encouraged to come in uniform. Don’t miss this celebration of our heroes in honor of  Veteran’s Day.

The Music:

John Stafford Smith — “The Star-Spangled Banner”
Morton Gould — “American Salute”
Civil War Medley: (Abbey, Jim & Derrick)
     “All Quiet Along the Potomac Tonight” (John Hill Hewitt; lyrics Ethel Lynn Beers) 
     “Somebody’s Darling” (John Hill Hewitt; lyrics Marie Ravenel de LaCoste)
     “Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (The Prisoner’s Hope)” (George F. Root)     
George M. Cohan — “Over There”
World War I Medley: (Abbey, Jim and Derrick)
     “Keep the Home Fires Burning” (Ivor Novello; lyrics Lena Guilbert Ford) 
     “It’s a Long Way to Tipperary” (Henry James Williams and Jack Judge)
     “Pack up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit-Bag” (Felix Powell; lyrics George Asaf)
     “Stille Nacht” (Franz Gruber; lyrics Joseph Mohr)
Louis Prima, Arr. Yasintsky — “Sing, Sing, Sing”
John Williams — Theme from Schindler’s List — Erica Uzcátegui Campíns, Violin
Don Raye and Hughie Prince — “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy” (Abbey, Jim and Derrick)
World War II Medley: (Abbey, Jim and Derrick)
     “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy” (Don Raye and Hughie Prince)
     “As Time Goes By” (Herman Hupfeld)
     “I’ll Be Seeing You” (Sammy Fain; lyrics Irving Kahal)
Kenneth J. Alford — Colonel Bogey March

Johnny Mandel — Theme Song from M.A.S.H.
Korean War Medley: (Abbey, Jim and Derrick)
     “Tennessee Waltz” (Pee Wee King; lyrics Redd Stewart)
     "Orange Colored Sky” (Milton DeLugg and Willie Stein)
     “Unforgettable” (Irving Gordon)
     “American Patrol” (Frank White Meacham) 
Staff Sgt. Barry Sadler and Robin Moore, Arr. Dick Goodwin — “The Ballad of the Green Berets”
Paul Simon — “Sounds of Silence” (Disturbed Remix) (Abbey, Jim and Derrick)
John Williams — Theme from Born on the Fourth of July — Larry Jess, Trumpet
Korean War Medley: (Abbey, Jim and Derrick)
     “Blowin’ in the Wind” (Bob Dylan)
     "Where have all the Flowers Gone” (Pete Seeger)
     “Imagine” (John Lennon)
Julie Gold — “From a Distance” (Abbey)
Frankie Sullivan and Jim Peterik — “Eye of the Tiger” (Jim)
John Williams — “Hymn to the Fallen” from Saving Private Ryan
Daniel Butterfield — “Echo Taps” — Larry Jess and Eric Moe, Trumpet
Arr. Bob Lowden — “Armed Forces Salute”
John Philip Sousa — “Stars and Strips Forever”

 

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