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Thread #136584   Message #3120371
Posted By: Lighter
24-Mar-11 - 09:15 AM
Thread Name: Cowell Collection Shanties
Subject: RE: Cowell Collection Shaniies
On some other thread I observed that the melody of "A-Roodle-Tum-Toodle-Tum-Too" is startlingly like that of the WWII hit "Bless 'em All!"

It may have given rise to the claim (reported by Ray Palmer) that the latter song was known in the 1890s.