When Our Boys Gave Up Squiddin'
DESCRIPTION: "Our boys give up squiddin', they all joined the Navy To fight for old England, her King and her Crown." The boys get their parents consent, go "up to the court-house to join up that day," leave their women and family and go to "Keep Hitler Down"
EARLIEST DATE: 1955 (Doyle)
KEYWORDS: moniker war navy patriotic family derivative England separation
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Doyle3, p. 83, "When Our Boys Gave Up Squiddin'" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "The Squid-Jiggin' Ground" (tune)
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