Mudcat Café message #160328 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #16854   Message #160328
Posted By: Pete Peterson
09-Jan-00 - 11:20 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Sink the Bismarck (Johnny Horton)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: sinking of the bismarck
"Guns as big as snares" makes perfect sense to me. Consider a snare drum, looked at from direcly over the drum. Diameter about 16 inches. . . and didn't the Bismark have sixteen inch guns? (Allan Block used to say "Pull over, Buddy, let's see your poetic license")