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"The President's Own"


"The President's Own"

United States Marine Band

Colonel Jason K. Fettig, Director
Pet of the Petticoats March
Pet of the Petticoats “Pet of the Petticoats” (1883)

Discussions of this obscure composition are not to be found among Sousa’s writings. The printed music offers no clue to the origin of the title.

Paul E. Bierley, The Works of John Philip Sousa (Westerville, Ohio: Integrity Press, 1984), 77. Used by permission.

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