Thompson, Gordon V. , Sheet music, 1915

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Description: 
Title: "Khaki" Time Signature: 2/4 Key: Bb Notations: N/A
Case Study: 
“Boys from Canada”: The Songs of the First World War
Creator: 
Thompson, Gordon V.
Source: 
sheet music
Date: 
1915
Place: Toronto
Publisher: 
Thompson Publishing Company
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, 36
Language: 
eng
Type: 
image
Format: 
jpg
Transcript: 

Verse 1: Colors may change in fashion, Change in spring and fall, Some that are worn in summer, In winter will not do at all. Khaki is always stylish, Now you see it ev’rywhere! Khaki is right for the men who fight It’s the color our soldiers wear!
Chorus: Oh! The man who’s dressed in khaki Is the man who fights the foe! And the man who’s dressed in khaki Is a man we’re proud to know! For he fights to guard the Empire, Our gallant soldier lad! Let us cheer him along with a rousing song The man in the khaki clad.
Verse 2: Youths may appear quite stylish, Dressed in the finest made; Swells may be garbed in fashion, Though theirs is not the fighting shade. But for the man of courage, Plainly dressed for action he! Brave soldier lad in the khaki clad In the thickest of the fight will be