The Band Played On is an 1890's song, written by John F. Palmer. It became further popularized a century later, when it was featured in the titular film, "And the Band Played On", in the year 1993. The song was also featured in the Family Guy episode, "Peter & Lois' Wedding", being sung by Carter Pewterschmidt.
Casey would waltz with the strawberry blonde,
And the band played on.