Frankie and Johnny (II - Army Version)

DESCRIPTION: "Frankie and Johnnie were lovers, They were both making the way." He is an aviator, he works for the Red Cross, and they don't trust each other. A Colonel proposes to Frankie; Johnnie shoots the Colonel. He is imprisoned; she finds another pilot
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1929 (Niles/Moore-SongsMyMotherNeverTaughtMe)
KEYWORDS: love courting army war infidelity homicide prison derivative
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Niles/Moore-SongsMyMotherNeverTaughtMe, pp. 169-173, "Frankie and Johnnie" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "Frankie and Albert [Laws I3] (lyrics, theme)
File: NiMo169

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