When I Lays Down

DESCRIPTION: "When I lays down and dies on my tired old hunkers, The family back home will get ten thousand plunkers, Oh, this man's war is a mean man's war for sure." The singer expects to die. Women will miss him. He is learning war; he won't let a sniper get him
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1929 (Niles/Moore)
KEYWORDS: soldier war
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
Niles/Moore, pp. 218-219, "When I Lays Down" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: NiMo218

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