The First-ever Salvation Army Band Started in the 1880s “By Accident!”


The First-ever Salvation Army Band Started in the 1880s “By Accident!”





Salvation Army bands are not just part of our culture, they’re part of yours too. With references to the band in works by Bill Cosby, 80s’ folk group Dream Academy, and in dozens of films such as Seabiscuit, It’s a Wonderful Life and even Three Days of the Condor, the Army is almost as well known for its bands as it is anything else!
We’ve been big believers in the importance of music since the 1880s. Here’s a short video about the suprising origins of The Salvation Army band.







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