My Old Man's a Dustman
DESCRIPTION: "My old man's a dustman, He fought at the Battle of Mons. He killed ten thousand Germans With only a couple of bombs." The song describes the horrid casualties, concluding, Flies are bad, bugs are worse, If you sing any more I'll start to curse"
EARLIEST DATE: c. 1948 (DallasCruel)
KEYWORDS: soldier death bug music
FOUND IN: Britain(England(Lond))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
DallasCruel, p. 185, "(no title)" (1 text)
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