DESCRIPTION: "Come, Philander, let us be a-marching, From the ranks there's no deserting, Choose your own, your own true lover, See that you don't choose any other. Now farewell, dear love, farewell, We're all a-marching, so farewell."
EARLIEST DATE: 1903 (Newell)
KEYWORDS: playparty love soldier separation
FOUND IN: US(NE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Newell, #9, "Philander's March" (2 texts)
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