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大家来杀鬼子兵 Da Jia Lai Sha Gui Zi Bing

  • Columbia

    Record Label

  • 32008

    Catalogue Number

  • CEI-9291, CEI-9292

    Matrix Number(s)

  • Xing Zhou He Chang Tuan; 星洲合唱团


  • Mandarin


  • 1939

    Date Released

  • 10 inch Shellac Disc


  • 78 rpm


  • 2015010156

    Accession Number

  • Sound


  • Access permitted

    Conditions Governing Access

  • Use and reproduction require written permission from NAS

    Conditions Governing Reproduction

  • Description


    Matrix No.: CEI-9291
    Artist: 星洲合唱团 Xing Zhou He Chang Tuan
    Title: 大同府 Da Tong Fu

    Matrix No.: CEI-9292
    Artist: 星洲合唱团 Xing Zhou He Chang Tuan
    Title: 大家来杀鬼子兵 Da Jia Lai Sha Gui Zi Bing

    This record was produced in 1939, following the outbreak of the Second Sino-Japanese War. This was a period of heightened anti-Japanese sentiment among the overseas Chinese community. The lyrics describe the atrocities and chaos caused by the Japanese soldiers advancing in China, and the fear and destruction faced by the Chinese people. The song ends by encouraging listeners to take up arms against the enemy. The record label has the title scratched out, which (considering the sensitive nature of the lyrics) suggests that the owner may have deliberately defaced it to avoid trouble with the authorities during the Japanese Occupation.

    The record is currently on display at the Former Ford Factory.

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