Music: Ballad for Britons

The British last week had a choral experience which the London Times said was without parallel. It was provided in London's Royal Albert Hall by 200 U.S. Negro soldiers. With Private James McDaniel of Kansas City leading them, plucking tones from the bright-buttoned chests like a harpist, they surged through the classic spirituals and the exacting Ballad for Americans. They topped off with McDaniel's own "I see trouble in the air, there must be a God somewhere. All over the world, there is trouble in the air, there must be a God somewhere."

Two nights running, 5,000 Britons and the members of...

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