What Would You Do If You Married a Soldier

DESCRIPTION: What would you do if you married a soldier?" "What would I do but carry his gun" "...if he died on the ocean?" "... marry again." "... kettle boiled over?" "... fill it again." "...cows ate the clover?" "... set it again"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1947 (OCroinin-Cronin)
KEYWORDS: marriage death dialog nonballad animal soldier
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
OCroinin-Cronin 191, "What Would You Do If You Married a Soldier" (2 texts, 1 tune)
Roud #3051
RECORDINGS:
Elizabeth Cronin, "What Would You Do If You Married a Soldier" (on IRECronin01)
NOTES: OCroinin-Cronin: The chorus is mouth music. - BS
Last updated in version 3.2
File: OCC191

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