Vintage Audio - We'll Do Our Share (While You're Over There)
The basis for the song We'll Do Our Share (While You're Over There) was the sentiment that women would be certain to work hard for the national U.S. wartime effort while their male husbands and relatives went over to serve in the trenches of France and Flanders.
The song was written in 1918 by Jack Egan (music) and Lew Brown and Al Harriman (lyrics) and published by Broadway Music Corporation.
Use the player above to listen to a version of the song performed by the Peerless Quartet, recorded in 1918.
"Eggs-a-cook" were boiled eggs sold by Arab street vendors. It was later used by Anzac soldiers when going over the top.
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