This is a jaunty little tune by Walter Donaldson, 1931. It’s been recorded by a few people, but the best two records are the Boswell Sisters and this guy.
An Evening in Caroline – Ted Black (Chick Bullock vocal)
Keep reading for the playalong music, and also the Boswell Sisters.
On November 11, my father would take us where the veterans were, and we would listen. First, there were stories. Then they would sing.
I always knew this tune as part of a medley sung by Dame Vera Lynn, along with Hang Out The Washing On The Siegfried Line and Kiss Me Goodnight, Sergeant-Major. However, in the current context, it pleases me to present it in its original recorded format, as played by ukist of note, George Formby.
BLESS ‘EM ALL – George Formby
Playalong lyrics (with melody sheet) and chords right here.