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Old 06-04-2009, 10:36 AM   #1
Greg Martin
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Default Brave Tars of Old England

I've been asked to play this tune for a Navy function, but don't know the tune. I've been unsuccessful finding it, including searching this forum. Does it have another name, maybe? Can anyone help me, please?

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Old 06-04-2009, 10:54 AM   #2
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Default Re: Brave Tars of Old England

Brave Tars of Old England is the same tune as Roast Beef of Old England, an old Hanoverian triumphal from 1715 also known as The English flag triumphant. Sometimes the verses are interchanged.

EDIT***BTW,
This request comes up quite a lot, and there are several threads
roast beef 1

roast beef 2

roast beef 3

roast beef 4

roast beef 5 and I'm sure there's even more threads lurking..
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Old 06-07-2009, 11:39 AM   #3
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Default Re: Brave Tars of Old England

There is a copy at the US Marines Piper's Network, October 2002 Newsletter.
http://www.marinepipers.com/October%...Newsletter.pdf page 5.

Adam if this is an illegal site please remove and my apologies.

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