Rookie's Lament

DESCRIPTION: "I ain't been long in this here army, Just a few days since I arrive." The new recruit complains about sergeants, drill, hiking, cavalry, cavalry horses, military medicine, military discipline, and anything else that springs to mind
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1934
KEYWORDS: army soldier hardtimes
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
Lomax-ABFS, pp. 548-551, "A Rookie's Lament" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #15543
NOTES: All this whining and he didn't even mention military food. - RBW
File: LxA548

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