“Felix the Soldier”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1940 (Warner)
Keywords: soldier war injury
Found in: US(Ap,NE)

Description

Felix reports, "They took away my brogues... And a soldier of me made...." "But the Injuns they were sly, and the Frenchies they were coy, so they shot off the left leg of this poor Irish boy." Back home, his family grieves but Felix is glad to be safe

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References

  1. Warner 50, "Felix the Soldier" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Lomax-FSNA 18, "Felix the Soldier" (1 text, 1 tune)
  3. DT, FELXSOLD*
  4. Roud #2805
  5. BI, Wa050