Frankie and Johnny (III - Day Bomber's Lament)
DESCRIPTION: "Frankie and Johnnie were bombers, Oh, my God, how they could bomb"; both had won medals. But they flew a bad plane. The Heines attack; first a bullet kills Johnnie, then Frankie dies. Frankie and Johnnie are in "the boneyard And they ain't comin' back."
EARLIEST DATE: 1929 (Niles/Moore-SongsMyMotherNeverTaughtMe)
KEYWORDS: technology war death derivative
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Niles/Moore-SongsMyMotherNeverTaughtMe, pp. 173-174, "(Frankie and Johnnie)" (1 text, tune referenced)
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