Army Song, The
DESCRIPTION: "A is for the Army that's not afraid to die ... C is for Christ ... Z is for ... A and stands for something, whatever it may be But the name of this peculiar song is the Army A B C"
EARLIEST DATE: 1960 (Leach-Labrador)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious wordplay
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Leach-Labrador 68, "The Army Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "The Logger's Alphabet" (subject) and references there
NOTES: Leach-Labrador: "It is the Salvation Army Alphabet.... The music director of the Salvation Army has no record of this song." - BS
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