Sentimental Journey: Songs that Brought the Boys Home
Our Original Classic
Sentimental Journey show options
Classic version: 45 minute show, highlighting the role of women and entertainment in WWII. Includes additional time for Q&A with the audience.
Ft. Knox version: see below
Click here to read thoughts on our 1940s songs from WWII performer Vera Lynn
Some of the songs performed in Sentimental Journey
An unforgettable journey through the war years, tracing the story of WWII through iconic songs of the day performed in character by some of the favorite voices of the day, including the Andrews Sisters and Vera Lynn. Waltz through the 1940s with such favorites as "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree," "I'll be Seeing You," "There'll Be Bluebirds over the White Cliffs of Dover," "When the Lights Go On Again," and many more. Hear first-hand, in-character accounts of how songs of the era kept hope alive during WWII and see how they inspire still today.
Flawless characterization, timeless melodies, and little-known history make this story of WWII one you won't forget.
Clips of Sentimental Journey
Sentimental Journey: Fort Knox
Our full Classic Version show PLUS an additional 15 minutes of exclusive Ft. Knox characters and photos. Weaving the story of the war with original photos, stories, and characters from the Ft. Knox of WWII. Visit the Ft. Knox of 1945 with Service Club hostess Grace Whitney and entertainer Judy Garland and learn how entertainers helped "Bring the Boys Home" at Ft. Knox, Kentucky.
Sentimental Journey Memories
Scroll through some of our favorite Sentimental Journey moments
B-17 Aluminum Overcast photos used by permission from EAA
B17 photo credits: Derrick Proctor | Pam Fowler | Kathy Lee