Johnny Is My Darling
DESCRIPTION: "Johnny is my darling, my darling, my darling, Johnny is my darling, the Union Volunteer." The girl extols the virtues of Johnny, who marched through town to save the Union. She hopes he will return as "Cupid's volunteer." Tune: "Charlie Is My Darling."
AUTHOR: Words: Father Reed
EARLIEST DATE: 1863 (broadside, according to Silber-CivWarFull)
KEYWORDS: Civilwar courting soldier
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Silber-CivWarFull, pp. 209-210, "Johnny Is My Darling" (1 text, 1 tune)
Silber-CivWarAbbr, p. 11, "Johnny Is My Darling" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "Charlie Is My Darling" (tune)
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