On to the Morgue

DESCRIPTION: "On to the morgue, that's the only place for me (x2). Take it from the head one, he sure is a dead one. On to the morgue...." "Where will we all be one hundred years from now? (x2) Pushing up the daisies (x2), That's where we'll all be...."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (Sandburg)
KEYWORDS: death parody
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Sandburg, p. 199, "On to the Morgue" (1 short text, 1 tune)
Roud #13614
NOTES [11 words]: Sandburg calls this a "travesty on the Chopin funeral march." - RBW
File: San199

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