Friday, March 25, 2011

Earl Bostic - Roses Of Picardy

Roses of Picardy is a wartime ballad written by lyricist Frederick Weatherly while he was an army officer in 1916. Set to music by Haydn Wood, it was one of the most famous songs from World War I.
Here, Earl Bostic works his post-war American Rhythm and Blues style magic on this great King Records 45 from 1956.

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