Machine-Guns They Rattle
DESCRIPTION: "Machine-guns they rattle, Jack Johnsons they roar, I don't want to fight With these Fritz any more. Take me over the sea, Where the Germans they can't get at me, Oh, my, I don't want to die, I want to go home"
EARLIEST DATE: 1968
KEYWORDS: war cowardice homesickness
FOUND IN: Australia
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Meredith/Anderson, pp. 143-144, "Machine-Guns They Rattle" (2 texts, 1 tune)
NOTES: Although this piece is probably a parody, Meredith and Anderson report a shearer's parody of it. - RBW
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