Songwriter and ClockTower contemporary George F. Root (1820-1895) wrote a call to war in 1864 named “Tramp, Tramp, Tramp” (the boys are marching.)
His favorite lyricist, Herbert Woolston, (1856-1927) had other plans.
Inspired by Matthew 19:14...
...Woolston imagined this to the same music instead:
Just to piss-off the Tea Party, today he might add a verse:
“Straight or gay or bi or trans,
All are part of Jesus’ plans.”
“Jesus loves ALL little children of the wo-o-orld.”