Music: Selig Shaftel's Song

The U.S. Army last week had the kind of song it likes — a simple, lively number on which it is easy to ring changes. While the radio networks plugged the original version, Army camps from coast to coast took care of the variations.

Sample stanzas from the original: Said the private to the sergeant, "Don't you think the bugle blew too soon?'" Said the sergeant to the private, "You can sleep till noon." Said the private to the sergeant, "Mother kissed me when I went to bed." Said the sergeant to the private, "I'll kiss you instead." Said the private to...

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