"Johnny . . ."

Charles C Doyle cdoyle at UGA.EDU
Tue Oct 2 20:23:02 UTC 2012

He is far too modest to toot his own horn about it, but some of y'all will wish to know:

Jon Lighter has just published, in Occasional Papers in Folklore, an excellent monograph titled "The Best Antiwar Song Ever Written," pondering versions and variants--and the evolutions and relationships--of the old songs "Johnny, We Hardly Knew Ye" and "When Johnny Comes Marching Home."


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