DESCRIPTION: "I do not growl as others do or wish that I was younger," for the singer had a hard childhood in a family with too many children. Sent out to make his own way, he joins the army, being offered "fun." He ends up losing a leg and warns against "glory"
EARLIEST DATE: 1971 (Boette)
KEYWORDS: father home soldier injury money warning
FOUND IN: US(Ap)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Boette, pp. 30-31, "Fame" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES [8 words]: Sort of a "Forfar Soldier" minus the pension. - RBW
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