Be Kind to Your Web-Footed Friends
DESCRIPTION: "Be kind to your web-footed friends, For a duck may be somebody's mother...." Listeners are urged to be kind to swamp animals and perhaps other ecologically unfortunate creatures
AUTHOR: Music ("The Stars and Stripes Forever") by John Philip Sousa
EARLIEST DATE: 1975 (Robert Waltz, in elementary school)
KEYWORDS: humorous parody animal nonballad
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Pankake-PHCFSB, p. 52, "Be Kind to Your Web-Footed Friends" (1 text, tune referenced)
cf. Fuld-WFM, p. 535, "The Stars and Stripes Forever"
NOTES [11 words]: Of *course* it's a folk song. Think about where *you* learned it. - RBW
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