So Long Mom Was Released In 1965 And Was Featured On The Album "That Was The Year That Was".
So long, mom! I'm off to drop the Bomb So don't wait up for me But while you swelter Down there in your shelter You can see me On your TV
While we're attacking frontally Watch Brin-k-ley and Hun-t-ley Describing contrapuntally The cities we have lost No need for you to miss a minute Of the agonizing holocaust Yeah!
Little Johnny Jones He was a US pilot And no shrinking violet Was he, he was mighty proud When World War III was declared He wasn't scared No siree!
And this is what he said on His way to Armageddon:
So long, mom! I'm off to drop the Bomb So don't wait up for me But though I may roam I'll come back to my home Although it may be A pile of debris
Remember, mommy! I'm off to get a commie So send me a salami And try to smile somehow I'll look for you When the war is over An hour and a half from now!