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The British Are Coming! To Salute America's Bicentennial

The British Are Coming! To Salute America's Bicentennial

Performed by The Royal Marines Band, the musical division of the British Royal Navy, and the pipers of The Black Watch, Scotland’s senior Royal Highland Regiment, this recording pays significant tribute to America’s Bicentennial anniversary. Both military units were dispatched to the United States during the American Revolution, and this visit to America in 1976 marked their first joint appearance in the U.S. for 200 years. Opening with "Stars and Stripes Forever," and climaxing with a medley of patriotic British anthems, the album salutes not only America's Bicentennial, but also the commanding sound of the bagpipes, drum, and bugle. Liner notes include introductions to the bands, and notes on their musical selections.

Track Listing

101
Sousa, J.P.: Stars and Stripes Forever Royal Marines and the Black Watch
102
Gilbert and Sullivan: Souffle Royal Marines and the Black Watch
103
Morag of Dunvegan Royal Marines and the Black Watch
104
Medley:Drum Solos Royal Marines and the Black Watch
105
Dvorak, Anton: Largo Theme from the New World Symphony Royal Marines and the Black Watch
106
Strauss, Richard: Radetzky March Royal Marines and the Black Watch
107
Sunset Royal Marines and the Black Watch
108
Lone Piper: Sleep, Dearie, Sleep Royal Marines and the Black Watch
109
God Bless America Royal Marines and the Black Watch 1:46
201
Bridge Over the River Kwai Royal Marines and the Black Watch
202
All the Bluebonnets are Over the Border Royal Marines and the Black Watch
203
March: Sambre et Meuse Royal Marines and the Black Watch
204
Medley: Jean Hastie Royal Marines and the Black Watch
205
A Life on the Ocean Wave Royal Marines and the Black Watch
206
Medley: Pack Up Your Troubles / Gary Owen / It's a Long Way To Tipperary / Over There Royal Marines and the Black Watch
207
Edinburgh Castle Royal Marines and the Black Watch
208
Britannic Salute: General Salute / Rule Britannia / Land Of Hope And Glory Royal Marines and the Black Watch

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