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"The President's Own"


"The President's Own"

United States Marine Band

Colonel Jason K. Fettig, Director
Right Forward March

“Right Forward” (1881)

“Guide Right” and “Right Forward,” a pair of parade marches composed in 1881, have marching commands for their titles. Both were dedicated to a Marine Captain R. S. Collum, presumably a friend of Sousa’s in Washington, D.C.

Paul E. Bierley, The Works of John Philip Sousa (Westerville, Ohio: Integrity Press, 1984), 81. Used by permission.

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