Author: ruairborne

Johnny Cash: Singing In Vietnam Talking Blues

  LYRICS: “One morning at breakfast I said to my wife “We’ve been everywhere once and some places twice As I had another helping of country ham She said, “We ain’t never been to Vietnam There’s a bunch of our boys over there” So, we went to the Orient, Saigon Well, we got a big welcome when we drove in Through the gates of a place that they call Long Ben We checked in and everything got kinda quite But a soldier boy said, Just wait ’til tonight Things get noisy, things start happening Big bad firecrackers Well, that...

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Shoney Franklin: Vietnam’s a Long Way from Home

This site is part of the Fallen Never Forgotten Network Makes a great gift idea for Vietnam Veterans LYRICS Fifty years ago, In a place called Vietnam A nineteen year old boy had to learn to be a man He left the life he knew, His friends and family Served his country well as a United States marine In 1966 so far away from home, In a place that felt like hell Scared and all alone No place to lay his head Not a pillow or a bed The thought of seeing his mom were the dreams of going...

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The Rolling Stones: Paint it Black

  LYRICS: I see a red door and I want it painted black No colors anymore I want them to turn black I see the girls walk by dressed in their summer clothes I have to turn my head until my darkness goes I see a line of cars and they’re all painted black With flowers and my love both never to come back I see people turn their heads and quickly look away Like a new born baby it just happens every day I look inside myself and see my heart is black I see my red door...

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The Statler Brothers: More Than a Name on a Wall

This site is part of the Fallen Never Forgotten Network Makes a great gift idea for Vietnam Veterans This song is just absolutley incredible, where it makes you remember a husband, brother of friend it is just so well put together. I must applaud the Statler Brothers for making such a meaningful song that helps heal and bring awareness to the deep holes left in our community by this war. Let’s spread this one all over the internet to show some RESPECT for our lost and living Vietnam Veterans LYRICS “I saw her from a distance, as she walked...

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