"Put down the saw for the sword"

In a song that captured the essence of the citizen-soldier ideal, men were asked to "Close up the ledger and put down the pen, Hark to the trumpet call."

Canada, Fall In!, words & music by Edward W. Miller (Toronto: Anglo-Canadian Music Publishers, 1915)

Canada fall in.pdf (2.26 MB)
sheet music, 26.2cm x 34.8cm
Ley and Lois Smith War, Memory and Popular Culture Research Collection - The University of Western Ontario - London, Ontario
First World War