Cole, Grant E. (Lyrics) ; Brown, Fred G. (Music), Sheet music, 1917

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Description: 
Title: "They’re Khaki Clad" Time Signature: 2/4 Key: G Notations: Marcia
Case Study: 
“Boys from Canada”: The Songs of the First World War
Creator: 
Cole, Grant E. (Lyrics) ; Brown, Fred G. (Music)
Source: 
sheet music
Date: 
1917
Place: Toronto
Publisher: 
Ideal Music
Contributer: 
McMaster University Libraries
Rights: 
Copyright, public domain: McMaster University owns the rights to the archival copy of the digital image in TIFF format.

Identifier: 
WWI, 48
Language: 
eng
Type: 
image
Format: 
jpg
Transcript: 

Verse 1: See them coming down the street, Hear the drums and tramp of feet. Boys in Khaki one and all, Listen, you’ll hear the bugle call. Off they go to meet the enemy, In our fight for right and Liberty, On each face there is a smile, And they’re dressed in the ve’ry latest style.
Chorus: They’re Khaki clad and ev’ry lad Is mighty glad that he is there, they’re fine and fit, they’ll do their bit, Hear the shouting and cheering ev’rywhere. Good-bye, good luck, God bless you, And bring you back when your fighting days are through, Oh Khaki clad, we’re mighty glad that we own such lads as you.
Verse 2: See them coming down the line, Hearts in time and step in time. They don’t ask the reason why, Ready to dare, to do, or die. When war’s dull grey skies have turned to blue, Boys in khaki we will wait for you, Ev’ry hour we hope and pray. That you’ll come back home to us some day.