Moving On (The Bug-Out Ballad)

DESCRIPTION: "Hear the patter of running feet / It's the old First Cav in full retreat. / They're moving on; they'll soon be gone." The singer describes the unpleasant conditions in which he is fighting, and the many enemies approaching. He intends to head out
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: Korean War
KEYWORDS: soldier war battle escape
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
1950-1953 - Korean War
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Cray, pp. 412-414, "Moving On" (1 text, 1 tune)
DT, BUGOUT*

Roud #10360
NOTES: This parody was inspired by Hank Snow's immensely popular recording "Moving On." - EC
File: EM412

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