'K-K-K-Katy'. Comic song, with words and music by Geoffrey O'Hara. It was written in Kingston, Ont, and became one of the most popular songs of the World War I era, especially among the troops. Published 16 Mar 1918 by Leo Feist with the subtitle 'The Stammering Song,' it sold over a million copies in sheet music form and was recorded with great success that same year for Victor (18455) by the US tenor Billy Murray. Ten other vocal and instrumental recordings of 'K-K-K-Katy' from the 1920s are listed in Roll Back the Years. In 1940 the song was revived by Jack Oakie in the movie Tin Pan Alley.
- MLA 8TH EDITION
- . "K-K-K-Katy". The Canadian Encyclopedia, 23 April 2014, Historica Canada. www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/k-k-k-katy-emc. Accessed 11 December 2023.
- APA 6TH EDITION
- (2014). K-K-K-Katy. In The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/k-k-k-katy-emc
- CHICAGO 17TH EDITION
- . "K-K-K-Katy." The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica Canada. Article published February 07, 2006; Last Edited April 23, 2014.
- TURABIAN 8TH EDITION
- The Canadian Encyclopedia, s.v. "K-K-K-Katy," by , Accessed December 11, 2023, https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/k-k-k-katy-emc
Published Online February 7, 2006
Last Edited April 23, 2014