“Be Kind to Your Web-Footed Friends”

Author: Music ("The Stars and Stripes Forever") by John Philip Sousa
Earliest date: 1975
Keywords: humorous parody animal nonballad
Found in: US

Description

"Be kind to your web-footed friends, For a duck may be somebody's mother...." Listeners are urged to be kind to swamp animals and perhaps other ecologically unfortunate creatures

Notes

Of *course* it's a folk song. Think about where *you* learned it. - RBW

References

  1. Pankake-PHCFSB, p. 52, "Be Kind to Your Web-Footed Friends" (1 text, tune referenced)
  2. cf. Fuld-WFM, p. 535, "The Stars and Stripes Forever"
  3. DT, WEBFOOT
  4. Roud #10248
  5. BI, DTwebfoo