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Vietnam Veteran Musical Tribute – The Eagle Cried by Major Jay Billinger

This site is part of the Fallen Never Forgotten Network Fallen Never Forgotten makes a great gift idea for Vietnam Veterans   This maybe the BEST Vietnam Veteran tribute song I have heard. There are many out there, but this one struck a nerve. Share it with your friends if you agree… This quote comes form the song’s writer and singer US Army Major Jay Billington’s YouTube channel… “Written and recorded by US Army Major J Billington. This song was written in honor of the sacrifices of Vietnam veterans, who did not receive the hero’s welcome that they deserved...

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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 Band: The Weight

This site is part of the Fallen Never Forgotten Network Makes a great gift idea for Vietnam Veterans LYRICS: I pulled into Nazareth, was feelin’ about half past dead I just need some place where I can lay my head Hey, mister, can you tell me where a man might find a bed? He just grinned and shook my hand, “no, ” was all he said Take a load off, Fanny Take a load for free Take a load off, Fanny And (and) (and) you put the load right on me (You put the load right on me) I...

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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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Blood, Sweat & Tears: Spinning Wheel

This site is part of the Fallen Never Forgotten Network Fallen Never Forgotten makes a great gift idea for Vietnam Veterans   LYRICS What goes up must come down Spinnin’ wheel got to go ’round Talkin’ ’bout your troubles it’s a cryin’ sin Ride a painted pony let the spinnin’ wheel spin You got no money and you got no home Spinnin’ wheel all alone Talkin’ ’bout your troubles and you, you never learn Ride a painted pony let the spinnin’ wheel turn Did you find the directing sign on the Straight and narrow highway Would you mind a...

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Joe Cocker: With A Little Help From My Friends

This site is part of the Fallen Never Forgotten Network Fallen Never Forgotten makes a great gift idea for Vietnam Veterans   LYRICS What would you do if I sang out of tune? Would you stand up and walk out on me? Lend me your ears and I’ll sing you a song I will try not to sing out of key Oh, baby I get by (Ah, with a little help from my friends) All I need is my buddies (Ah, with a little help from my friends) I say I’m gonna get high (Ah, with a little help...

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The Temptations: Ball of Confusion

This site is part of the Fallen Never Forgotten Network   Makes a great gift idea for Vietnam Veterans   LYRICS People movin’ out, people movin’ in. Why, because of the color of their skin. Run, run, run, but you sho’ can’t hide An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth. Vote for me and I’ll set you free Rap on, brother, rap on. Well, the only person talkin’ ’bout love thy brother is the preacher And it seems nobody’s interested in learning but the teacher Segregation, determination, demonstration, integration, aggravation, humiliation, obligation to our nation Ball...

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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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