Memorial Day Tribute For VN Vet's

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Memorial Day Tribute For VN Vet's

Postby Woods Walker » Sun May 26, 2013 4:46 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmrioW8NoGQ

Dennis DeYoung's, "Black Wall"..........
Hunt Hard,

Kill Swiftly,

Waste Nothing,

Offer No Apologies.....

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Re: Memorial Day Tribute For VN Vet's

Postby Ohio farms » Sat Jun 08, 2013 6:26 am

Nice Woods. I've never heard this song before this...not sure why.
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Re: Memorial Day Tribute For VN Vet's

Postby Woods Walker » Sat Jun 08, 2013 6:12 pm

That song is from the 80's Ohio. DeYoung is a Chicago native, and he get's a bit more airplay and interview time on the radio here in Chicagoland, so they played this tune when he first recorded it. It struck a nerve with me when I first heard it and I went out and bought the cassette (yes...it was THAT long ago!!!)

It's a rarely heard number but it should get more exposure.

"BLACK WALL"

I was lucky you know
I wasn't there
I didn't have to go and face my fear
But still this hidden pain
Comes up from the belly of the beast
And even ten years past
We're haunted now from both sides of the truth
And the ghosts of Dienbienphu

This war keeps hangin' on
As if it were today
'Cause many a good men died
On the road from Tet to Hue
They won every battle they fought
But the one that raged at home
And now the only words that count
Are the names carved out in stone
As tears fall onto stone

Black Wall
Black Wall

Sound the bugle boy
For a twenty-one gun salute
Call for the ticker tape
And assemble all the troops
Not a word about dominoes
Or the horrors of napalm
Let Johnny come marching home
And greet him with a prayer and a psalm
For the boys of Vietnam
The boys of Vietnam
Let Johnny come back to the world

Back to the world
Back to the world
Hunt Hard,

Kill Swiftly,

Waste Nothing,

Offer No Apologies.....

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Re: Memorial Day Tribute For VN Vet's

Postby kellory » Sat Jun 08, 2013 7:37 pm

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