Veterans Day Program Brings Stories To Life Through Song
Castine Patriot|11/14/2019
CASTINE—At what price freedom? The songs and stories of Curt Bessette and Jenn Kurtz drew a poignant picture of the men and women behind World War II abroad and the war effort at home Veterans Day, November 11, to Witherle Memorial Library.
Anne Berleant

Featuring popular songs from the 1940s, such as “Sentimental Journey,” and “Till We Meet Again,” the duo also sang the third most popular song among Vietnam veterans, John Denver’s “Leaving on a Jet Plane,” (The top song was reportedly The Animals’ “We Gotta Get Out of This Place.”)

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