The Lads in their Hundreds/Dancing at Whitsun

The UK seems to like remembering/commemorating wars from the last century. This year marks 100 years since the beginning of the 1914-18 war.

This video shares two songs from or about that period. George Butterworth’s setting of an AE Housman poem, and Austin John Mitchell’s words Written more than 50 years after the conflict) set to an old folk tune.