N°1 NL; the first version released, be it with a noselength. De Knegt's version sold four times more. Coauthor Stan Haag plugged it almost every night in his own Radio Luxemburg, Veronica and Mi Amigo radio show De Jukebox.
Soldier songs, or at least parts of it, survive wars. This one shows elements of Es war einmal ein treuer Husar dating back to 1912 or even earlier.