Queen of Battle
SClements at NEO.RR.COM
Wed Apr 28 04:03:42 UTC 2004
The Army 'took' the Cassion song from the Field Artillery in 1956. In 1973,
the Field Artillery was holding a contest to come up with a new song. What
did they sing in the meantime?
----- Original Message -----
From: "James A. Landau" <JJJRLandau at AOL.COM>
> When "As The Caissons Go Rolling Along" was promoted to be the official US
> Army song, the Field Artillery got a replacement song, which runs:
> Count off, you cannoncockers,
> You redleg cannoneers.
> You've been the king of battle
> for the past two hundred years.
> The grunts and the tankers
> need us to open the way.
> So fire your gun
> Till the battle's done
> With the field artillery.
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