He's a Ragtime Soldier

DESCRIPTION: "He's a ragtime soldier, Ragtime soldier, Early on parade every morning, Standing to attention with his rifle in his hand. He's a ragtime soldier, As happy as the flowers in May (I don't think!), Fighting for his King and his Country... a shilling a day"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1931 (Brophy/Partridge-TommiesSongsAndSlang)
KEYWORDS: soldier clothes money
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Brophy/Partridge-TommiesSongsAndSlang, p. 58, "He's a Ragtime Soldier" (1 text)
Roud #10506
cf. "Ragtime Lover" (tune)
File: BrPa058A

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