He Ain't Gonna Jump No More

DESCRIPTION: "'Is everybody happy?' cried the Sergeant looking up. "Our hero feebly answered 'Yes,' and then they hooked him up. Various problems prevent his parachute from opening, "and he ain't gonna jump no more." "Glory, glory, what a hell of a way to die."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1979 (Hopkins-SongsFromTheFrontAndRead)
KEYWORDS: death soldier technology
FOUND IN: Canada
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Hopkins-SongsFromTheFrontAndRead, p. 122, "He Ain't Gonna Jump No More" (1 text, tune referenced)
Roud #29393
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "John Brown's Body" (tune) and references there
cf. "He'll Never Fly Home Again" ("Glory, glory what a hell of a way to die" chorus) and references there
cf. "I'd Like to Find the Sergeant" (subject of death by parachute)
File: Hopk122

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