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Hyperion Records

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Poetry by Wiiliam Affleck (1868-1943)
Track(s) taken from CDH55156
Recording details: June 1995
Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: November 1995
Total duration: 3 minutes 37 seconds

'If these ardent renderings … do not find a place in your heart then you should wonder what your heart's made of' (Classic FM Magazine)

'Hyperion are to be congratulated on their courage in issuing this charming collection of songs which might be classified as an endangered species. Warmly recommended' (British Music Society Journal)

God be with our boys tonight
author of text

Wilfrid Sanderson wrote the stirring music to this quintessentially English song of The Great War. McCormack (who else?) made a thrilling recording of it in 1918 and sang it throughout the War, raising huge sums of money for the Red Cross.

from notes by Robert White 1995

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