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The birth-day ode* - as it was preformed before his M--, on the 4th of June, by the Royal Band

The birth-day ode* - as it was preformed before his M--, on the 4th of June, by the Royal Band

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Print shows three musicians, Lord Sandwich on kettle drums, Lord North on violin, and Lord Germain on flute, accompanied by four singers as they present "The distresses of the nation: an ode performed in honor of his Majesty's Birth Day." The asterisk in the title notes: "As several spurious copies of the Birth-Day Ode made their appearance in the Newspapers, that the Public may be no longer deceived, they are here presented with the genuine Ode, as it was actually performed on the 4th of June." Includes text of the ode.





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