Music: British War Songs

None of the topical war songs ground out by the composers of Charing Cross Road (London's Tin Pan Alley) has excited Britain's armed forces. Latest try is Thanks, Mister Roosevelt, whose chorus concludes:

And Franklin, by the way, please convey

Our congratulations to the folks in U.S.A.

We're saying, Thanks, Mister Roosevelt, we're proud of you

For the way you're helping us to carry on.

Some earlier tries:

> God Bless You, Mr. Chamberlain (We're all mighty proud of you. You look swell holding your umbrella. All the world loves a wonderful feller . . .). (This...

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