Composer

Archie Gottler

Files

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Cover Illustration

Photo of Eddie Cantor

First Line of Song

Once I heard a father ask his soldier son

First Line of Chorus

I'd rather be a private than a colonel in the army

Publication Date

1918

Publisher

New York : Leo Feist, Inc.

Performance Medium

Piano; voice

Music Genre

Show Tunes

Object Type

text

Format (Original)

1 score (4 p.) ; 27 cm.

Format (Digital)

PDF

Physical ID#

32278009732276

Digital ID#

009732276-1918

Location of Original

Box 40, Folder 3, Piece 87

Repository

Manuscripts Division, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, e-mail sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Would You Rather Be A Colonel With An Eagle On Your Shoulder, Or A Private With A Chicken On Your Knee?

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