MUSIC: Blue Skies [Vocal]

Blue Skies

Words and Music by Irving Berlin, Arr. Roger Holmes

Written in 1927, the year the Vancouver Firefighters Band (our original name) was founded, and sung by Carla a mere 84 years later in the recently re-named Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services Band, this cheerful song endures!

Date: June 12, 2011
Event: 125th Anniversary of the Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services
Place: Gastown, Vancouver, BC
Band: Full Swing Band with Carla on Vocals

Photo Credit: Randy Symond

Recording Credit: Erin Anne Beirne, with iPhone 4 using iRecorder Pro. (Yes, we know, it isn’t exactly Hi Def… but it’s better than the paper discs Charlie Parker had to record on during WWII! We’ll work on getting better recordings when we reconvene next fall.)

About VFRS Band

Official firefighters' band for the City of Vancouver and Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services, serving Metro Vancouver since 1927.