Ramblin' Wreck from Georgia Tech/Washington and Lee Swing

The song “Ramblin’ Wreck” on this record was the official fight song of Georgia Tech University in America. The second side of the record is the official fight song of the Washington and Lee University. Music from England and America were gaining popularity amongst Peranakans in Singapore and the Straits during the early 20th century. Musical bands and troupes were formed during this period and they would perform at celebratory occasions organized by Peranakans such as birthdays and weddings.

Date/Period
1930
Region
USA
Dimension
Object size: 25.0 x 25.0 x 0.2 cm
Accession No.
2014-01077
Material
Shellac
Collection of
Peranakan Museum
Credit Line
Gift of Harry Ho Tiang Kee & Lily Wee Peng Neo in memory of Mr Wee Whatt Beng
Category
Folklife Collection