Mudcat Café message #1098324 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #25627   Message #1098324
Posted By: GUEST,Lighter
21-Jan-04 - 07:33 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Soldier's Joy
Subject: RE: Origins: 'Soldier's Joy'?
Since the lyrics were composed by "Jimmy Driftwood," writer of "The Battle of New Orleans," they're most likely from the [19]50s or 60s, which explains the tin can, the stud poker, etc.