Music from the War years

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    nighthawk
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    what music do you remember from the VN years,, for the vets, what songs "take you back"?

    I am sure there is a wide variety,,rock and country mostly, I am sure,,maybe some folk songs??

    anyone?? if everybody made at least one suggestion, we could make a hell of a cool CD,,for posterity of course,,,lol

    I am sure most everybody had access to music,,in fact the historians say Vietnam was the first war that American GIs took their music with them,,,in the form of tapes and portable radios,,,how could anyone forget good old AFVN radio,,,

    Stan H ,, nighthawk

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    You've Lost that Lov'in Feeling......

    These Boots are Made for Walk'in.....

    Cherish.......

    too many to name.....
    Geno G
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    OH! MY! The Hawk has brought up one of our old topics that we spent several days on...

    How about some Temps, 'I Heard it thru the Grape Vine' and 'My Girl' , or Smokey with his 'It's Just My Imagination', a little 'Knock on Wood' by Eddie Floyd...OH! MY!, gotta love that Soul for starters here!

    What of Steppen Wolf's 'Hey Lawdy Mama' and 'Magic Carpet Ride'. Gotta have some Beach Boys 'California Girls', 'Surfin USA' and some 'Barbara Ann'...
    ...think what would the Nam had been with out Eric Bourdan and the Animals...'We Gotta Get Out Of This Place'
    ...and two hard boiled eggs.

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    Oh Lawrdy yes....the Temps, the Beach Boys.....and pre 67 Beatles..........................what year did "we gotta get out of this place" hit the charts?
    Geno G
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    Geno...remember we did a trivia on the MSNBC about the music!
    My nominations...anything by Jimi Hendrix, Vanilla Fudge and the Stones!!!
    When it comes to music I like to post this favorite link. The music from the war is in the center page of the link.
    www.manchu.org/sounds/


    Edited by: LarryJK at: 10/23/01 5:36:10 pm

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    Nighthawk..I did a paper on it awhile ago..It was fun..I have all the ones suggested so far..and many more....Actually I have over 300 CD's..many from our era..Just got the Animals..cool CD to listen to again..how about The Byrds, Chambers Brothers, " TheTime Has Come", Blowin in the Wind, by Dylan..Green, Green, by the The New Christy Minstrels...We Shall Overcome", Pete Seegar...The Rolling Stones..Cream...Credence Clearwater..Deep Purple..Janis Joplin..Jefferson Airplane..Neil Young..Peter, Paul and Mary...Kris Kristopherson..Stephenwolf..let's not forget the all time favorite..Stairway to Heaven..I could write forever here..I love music..from the first time I heard "Itsy Bitsy Yellow Polka Dot Bikini" on....If I can help ya in anyway Nighthawk..I will..I had thought about doing the same thing at one point..but....time...

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    OK,,I'll "fess-up",,

    First, I missed the previous post ya'll did,,,

    and, second, I am putting together a CD on my own,,,with some of the tunes from then, some more recent about the War, and some of my poems,,,

    If I can get releases from any of the music publishers (I know it will be for a percentage) then I may think about publishing the CD for market,,,if not, and for now, it will be just for "personal use" of me and a few friends,,(hint, hint)

    it ain't no big thang,,,just a little project I am working on in my spare time (which I seem to have a lot of lately)

    so,,please keep posting those song titles,,,heck, I may stretch it into a 2 cd set,,,

    besides, I think the music is a very strong reminder of those days,,and vice-versa,,,

    Stan H ,, nighthawk

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    I agree with you Stan...the music from that era is very strong..my teenage daughter has been burning many of my CD's..I don't about the rest of you..but I never have been able to get into my folks music (although I still get a kick out of listening to "Your in the jailhouse now" because my Dad would sing it to us kids all the time)..yet the music of our time has been played over and over..and is still enjoyed..

    Hey I would buy a CD....it would be great cruising music..

    The Who..Crosby, Still and Nash..Chicago..Roy Orbison..what about Blue Oyster Cult..and wasn't Jethro Tulls..Aqualung in the early 70's? I used to play "Danny Boy" by Helen Reddy a lot when my husband was in Nam..

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    appreciate the responses, folks,,,

    Lar,,thanks for that link,,,I have most of those songs listed, but there is a lot of other cool stuff there,,and I may be able to use some of it,,,after all, it is in the "public domain",,lol

    this is going to be one kick-ass CD when I finish,,,

    I can not sell any of these, but,,,,,,I don't think there is any law against giving them away,,,,

    Stan H ,, nighthawk,,,,

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    Hubby bought a reel-to-reel tape thru the BX, and had it shipped home to his
    parents. In the meantime, he recorded a lot of stuff whenever he'd
    get to fly into Nha Trang. Among his recordings was a 33-35 minute
    program that was sent to various bases in Vietnam by a disk jockey
    at WFUN in Miami. It was recorded at the station on either
    4-02-67 or 4-02-68 (could have been either), and has a pretty wide range
    of music from that time. Copies were sent out to the bases of troops making
    requests to the station.

    Well..the ol' Panasonic reel-to-reel blew a gasket in the mid-70's and those
    tapes had been stored for 25+ years. A couple of years ago, I was able
    (with the help of a friend) to transfer that tape to cassette, and lately have
    been able to record it as an MP3 (28+ megs) on my computer,
    which makes it easy to put on a CD. It's not stereo, but the sound
    quality is pretty good for how old that tape is!

    Anybody who'd like a CD copy, lemme know and email your snail mail addy.
    Don't think there's any copyright on it, so if you "swap" music files and would
    rather receive it that way, lemme know when and where!

    Sharon





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    TShooters
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    Hope you guys enjoyed the WFUN radio show CD.

    Sharon

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    I did, Sharon!! Thanks again!

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    Sharon, I love it and thanks so very much for being so kind to send it our way....you are super girl......

    One song I have always liked was the Ballad of the Green Berets. I was back in the world when it came out and really took it to heart. In fact to this day I usually break out the old movie with the Duke just to hear that song. Wife always makes me turn the rf gain down on the tv cuz it's always after we get home from the old irish pub and very late.....
    Geno G
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    Awwwwright, LarryJK & Genog! So glad you enjoyed it!

    I was so glad that tape was in good enough condition
    to be able to transfer to another medium.

    The first two songs really take me back, as they
    had just came out before hubby went to VN on TDY
    for the first time sometime in the early summer of '67.
    The Bobby Vinton song still brings a little moisture to
    hubby's eyes, and I think that song is the reason he
    made a copy of that tape. I should really get down and
    do some research on the other songs, so I can determine
    which year the radio show was broadcast. I have searched
    for the disc jockey ( without much luck ), as to where he is
    and what he's doin' now.

    Genog..the Green Beret movie had just came out about the
    time hubby got home from his second trip. Was one he
    really wanted me to see. We still catch it on TV when we can.

    Sharon





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    Just some random thoughts.
    "The Green Berets" was filmed at Ft. Benning, Georgia while I was serving there after I returned home. The first showing was over on Main Post (I was on Sand Hill). The Duke and all the other stars were there but of course only VIPS were invited to participate. A few years ago a friend of mine gave me the complete Barry Sadler album, with Letter From VietNam, Saigon, Salute to the Nurses, Bamiba, Troopers Lament, and other wonderful songs. I still listen to it!
    Thanks,
    Don

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    Don,

    That album is a collector's item, I'll bet!
    Glad it is in such good hands.

    Anyone else who'd like a copy of this radio program on
    CD, I'd be more than happy to mail you a copy.

    Sharon

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    I was born in '67 so do not remember but I am sure there were some rednecks around. What were the populat country hits from that time. Had to be at least Patsy and Hank being played on the radio.
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    Man there was a lot of classic music that just can't be matched by the present crap. Warpig I remember alot of Patsy and Johnny Cash.
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    I would love to see Jonny Cash before he dies. I did get to see Boxcar Willie a couple years ago.
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    There very few instrumentals on the chart during this period.
    The first that comes top mind is Telstar. It celebrated the launch of the first communication sattelite. it must have come out in 62 or 63. I was still in high school and my counselor proudly announced that there would be no more war. All countries would be able to comunicate with each other by sattelite. She was real pleased!
    I can't remember any other instrumentals until Love Is Blue by Paul Marriot (sp) in 68. I was on some god awful little mountain fire base over near Laos. It was played on Radio Free Danang. We were too far north for the AFVN bradcast from Saigon. Love Is Blue may have come out earlier in the states but I didn't hear it until 68. Can anyone think of any others?

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    Herb Albert and the Tijuana Brass has several instrumentals
    from somewhere about '64-'65 (???) on. The Lonely Bull...
    Tijuana Taxi...Spanish Flea...Taste of Honey (loved that one),
    Casino Royale.
    Think he sang on one called "This Guy's in Love With You"
    (around '68-'69 ??).

    Think a couple of groups did "Girl From Ipanima"..one of them
    being an instrumental. Not sure..think that was Sergio Mendez??

    The Ventures (Telstar) had several hits. Wipeout, Pipeline, Walk-Don't Run,
    the Hawaii Five-O theme song, Apache. Booker T & MG's with Green Onions.
    Don't know who did Tequila.

    Great songs...makes me smile.

    Sharon




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    Sharon,,
    Tequila= The Champs

    don,
    that Barry Sadler is worth at least $20,, I know,,I've been trying to find one to take a few cuts off of,,,to burn to Cd,, but I ain't paying that much for for an old record,, guess I'll have to keep looking,,,

    still working on the CD,,,,

    Stan H ,, nighthawk


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    How about Purple Haze?

    Peace....Barry

    nighthawk
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    Barry,,going to add Hendrix's Star Spangled Banner/Purple Haze from the Woodstock albumn

    finally found a replacement for Napster,,,this one is still free,,for downloading MP3s,, got Green Berets and a few others by Barry Sadler today,,,going back for more,,,

    my idea had grown,,up to a 2 cd set so far,,,,

    now all I have to do is settle the "legal" question,,,,lol

    Stan H ,, nighthawk

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    Sounds good Hawk!

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    Excuse me....
    Where is "I wanta go home"

    I have no idea who wrote it/sung it, but I remember one of those Korean bands came to Tay Ninh and put on a 'concert'.

    They sang that (I KNOW they had no idea what they were singing) and the whole place went nuts.

    I sure did...Drank a few more brews wishing to f, I COULD go home.

    Later

    588th Engineers Class of 1968

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    bhd8ball,,,I want to go home = Detriot City = Bobby Bare

    added that one to the list,,damn, this album keeps growing and growing,,,guess I better get busy and write more poems to go with it

    Re; those Korean Bands,,weren't they sumthin'? could sing any and every thing,,and had no freaking idea what they were singing,,,,

    Stan H ,, nighthawk

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    8ball;
    I had a similar experience at China Beach. We were sent there for a 3 day in country R&R as a reward after bloody ambush at Tra Bong.
    There was a Filipino band that performed the bamboo pole dance. (no Not that kind of pole dance)
    At the end of the show they played We Gotta Get Outa This Place -- Eric Burden and the Animals. My loader and I had been so far back in the boonies, we had never heard the song. The whole audience came to their feet and sang it with more feeling than I have ever heard. We were astounded that all of the other guys knew the words. I was deeply moved and I will never forget that night.


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    was Born to be Wild by Steppenwolf

    All Along the Watchtower is another one that takes me back, by either Dylan or Hendrix.

    How about Piece of My Heart by Janis or I Say a Little Prayer by Aretha.
    The point of the spear

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    Golly there dirty423, haven't seen you for a long time. Why don't you hang around for awhile, good to see you again.

    All those songs sure do bring back those memories. - Hope

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    Don't fergit ol' John Cash.....Ring of Fire, I walk the Line, ETC...Charlie Pride, first time I heard him was incountry, swore he was a white guy!...

    berto


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    besides the Motown sounds..tammy Wynette singing DIVORCE is one that I remember..and when I came home I heard one that I'd love to hear again...not sure who sang it but am thinking it was Barry Sadler...the song was "Wish You Were Here little buddy



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    HI! Grunt! Welcome Home & Welcome to the board!

    Think the song you're thinking of was done by Pat Boone.

    o/~ "Well..Hi there, Buddy....thought I'd drop ya a line...
    haven't seen ya in a hundred years.
    When ya get the time...would ya let me know if it's true
    what a fella hears.
    Heard ya been a-leadin' them campus demonstrations...
    you're as busy as you can be...with sit-downs, walk-outs,
    and other aggravations....that ya hardly ever think of me.
    Well...I'm on a little vacation in South Vietnam....an expense
    paid trip for one...I got my own little rifle and a great uniform...
    and a job that must be done...with sittin' in the jungle...and
    duckin' real bullets...and Man! it's a lot of fun! Wish you were
    here...wish you were here!" o/~


    Sharon



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    T.Shooters

    Yes, Thats the one!! Thank you so much for posting the words to it. Do you happen to know the name of the album it was on..might make my search for a CD easier.

    Thanks

    Skip
    'nuff said

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    hey ya'll,,glad I detect a bit of "country" in some of the songs,,

    FYI, I intend to include "a little bit of country, a little bit of rock & roll"

    I am going to have a list of proposed song titles put together by the end of the week. I will post it and see what ya'll think

    really appreciate all of the help,,,

    Stan H ,, nighthawk

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    Sounds good, Stan H.! Anxious to see the list of songs you choose.

    Sharon

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    Skip,

    Searched around a little on the net and all I could come up with was
    the year "Wish You Were Here" came out, which was '66. On the first
    page of this thread, I talked about a reel-to-reel tape that hubby copied
    at Nha Trang. It was a radio program that was sent to the troops
    by WFUN radio station in Miami. It's about 33 minutes long, and has
    that song on it. I'd be happy to send you a copy on CD, if you'd like it.
    Just email me with your snail mail address.

    Sharon

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    Tshooters, I want one!
    sent email...

    berto


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    Sharon

    I think I got my e-mail to go..it didn't want to recognize that I existed at first...thats the way things go for me tho
    'nuff said

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    berto64,

    Your's will be in tomorrow's mail.
    Wanted to get it mailed out today,
    but our mail person came a little
    earlier than usual today.

    Sharon

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    Skip,

    Please send again, as I didn't get your
    email. Thanks!

    Sharon

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    Sharon

    If you don't get this one send me an

    Gruntmeister47@hotmail.com
    'nuff said

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    If anyone would like to listen to an actual recording of a show from Armed Forces Vietnam Network, you can find it at www.tallcomanche.org

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    Welcome Aboard Comanche6!

    Join us as often as you like!


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    Welcome Home Comanche6!

    Thank you for coming. We hope you stay around and visit with us. Enjoyed looking at your site. - Hope

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    Comache6

    Welcom to the forum,and thanks for the link. I evidently dont have something enabled that should be as I couldn't open it.


    Hope

    Good to see you posting again

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    Okay - you got me with this one. Here is a memory.

    Towards the end of my tour, I was out of the weeds, and was the battalion adjutant (kinda like a personnel officer.) I was with the 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, and we were based at Quan Loi (III Corps, near the border) in early 1970. The camp was run by the 11th Armored Cav. They must have had the coolest commanding general in VN, because he authorized them to set up their own radio station called "Radio Blackhorse." Well, the guys didn't have to worry about polka music, or Lawrence Welk - it was a hard core rock station patterned after the "album rock" format in the States.

    Well, I'm working one night in the S1 tent - with the radio on Radio Blackhorse. The DJ (sounding very much like he was stoned) came on and said "This one goes out to CPT So-and-So in the 2nd of the 5th Cav, from all the guys in the S1 shop."

    He then played "The Pusherman" by Steppenwolf.

    After I stopped laughing, and listened to the song, I went over to the hootch and joined the party.

    I still like that song!! And I remember those men as some of the finest people I've ever known.

    Comanche 6

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    Nice memory there Comanche6. Strange how someone will say something and CLICK, all of a sudden that memory will flash into our memories. By the way, keep them clicking....lol
    Hope

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    Her name was Sammie Something or Other---terrible when I used to like her singing so well--now I can't remember her name. But oh Lord, how she could breath so sexily as she sang HELP ME MAKE IT THRU THE NIGHT. "-----come and lay down by my side, 'til the early morning light---all I'm asking is your time, help me make it thru the night". Wlborn sends

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    high2fly

    Wasn't that sang by Sammi Smith?
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    That sure is the Lady----my goodness, when a guy can't remember a gals name and especially a name like Smith---has something to do with age, I'm sure. Thanks Grunt. Wilborn

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    Chief, glad I didn't answer your question, I thought that had been recorded by a guy. Top if off, I have been trying to remember who he was. Thanks Grunt! - Hope

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    Isn't a name like Sammi, almost like (as bad as) a boy named Sue? I was once stationed with a guy named Shirley---Shirley Brizendine---a big blond giant from Kansas---he put knuckles up a good many nostrils over the name---funny though, how the name Shirley become "Brizz" so very easily in the day to day conversations. Did you like that song by S.S. Hope---she made other songs, but that was her trademark, I'm sure. A good many boy-girl belt buckles got polished up dancing to that song---when you still touched each other when you danced--like us old folks still do!!! wilborn

    hope6970
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    Chief, If there is one thing I learned real fast in Nam was to not dance those slow dances.

    There would be times when a few of us gals would decide to go to the NCO Club and have a bite to eat (instead of going to the 24th Evac to the mess hall). Naturally the hall would fill up quite quickly with guys. We would get asked to dance and it was always those slow ones that would end up in a "polite" pushing and pulling match. Then came the war story of having to head out to the bush. Sure was strange, some of those guys that would pull that story were working half the time in the motor pool or else where and never seen the bush at any time. lol lol Did enjoy the music and still do. - Hope



    Comanche6
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    Hope - be honest now - -

    With all that attention, did you ever develop "Round Eyed Princess Syndrome?"



    hope6970
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    lol lol lol, well Comanche, I don't know about you..lol lol and I just bet there are some of you just waiting to read my reply, huh??

    I guess I stepped into that one, big time.

    "Round-Eye Princess Syndrome"??? You know, I never thought of it that way. Gosh, I sure hope I didn't but I imagine I did. But have to admit, I sure didn't let any grass grow under my feet in the looking department at all those handsome guys. Now when it came to looking at those officers, they were off limits. After all, I did have my pride......lol lol - Hope

    Comanche6
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    What a classy answer!!! I had to lol on that! Happy you admit you developed a little of the of the Round Eyed Princess Syndrome.

    And, in your case, I can see why officers were off limits. All you had to choose from was a bunch of generals up there on USARV Hill. No fun there, eh??

    Comanche6



    berto64
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    Chief,
    The guy who sang it was a country-western artist. Can't think of his name but believe he was nicknamed "The Silver Fox". Can see him in my minds eye but can't put a name to him.
    Hope that helps.

    berto


    Endeaver to Persevere

    hope6970
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    Chief,

    Seeeeeeeeeeeeeee, I thought so!!!!!!! Here I try to help you and then you get me into trouble by Comanche reminding me of "Round Eyed Princess Syndrome".

    Thank You Berto!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm with ya, I can see the guy now that you put that name to him but I can't think of his name either. Thank You - Thank You!! - Hope

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    You folks make this place a most home felt place!

    Thank You, please continue!

    JD
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    berto64
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    Hope, I keep thinkin' Ray Price but I'm not sure.

    HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Ya'll

    berto



    Endeaver to Persevere

    hope6970
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    berto, he is not the one I am thinking of. I have been asking others in my family and they just stand there and look at me. You know, with that bewildered look as if I am not quite with it. I guess I will stop asking. lol lol I am sure someone on here has to know who he is. - Hope

    high2fly
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    THE SILVER FOX was Charlie Rich---BEHIND CLOSED DOORS made him famous--what are you trying to recall his name for. Do you recall a gal singer by the name of Donna Fargo---THE HAPPIEST GIRL IN THE WHOLE USA? Hey, isn't this fun going back in time---I've told you all about me and Gogi Grant---she made THE WAYWARD WIND and SUDDENLY THERE'S A VALLEY when I knew her. I heard the WIND was the first recording that ever bumped Elvis out of first place in the charts---maybe his HEARTBREAK HOTEL. Wilborn

    nighthawksh
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    thought I'd add my 2 cents worth,,,
    after doing some research,,(on the web as well as my own memory):

    This song was "covered" by many artist to include Tammy Wynette, Tom Jones, and even Elvis, but the biggest hit (female)was indeed, as mentioned above Sammi Smith,,, and the male artist (drum roll, please): Ray Price,,

    btw, this has given me another project,,I am going to "mix" these two performances,,see how it comes out to make it a "duet",, will let ya'll know if it works,,,


    Stan H ,, nighthawk

    I may not agree with what you say,
    but I shall defend to the death your right to say it

    high2fly
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    Sakes alive Hawk, Ray Price was, and still is, a favorite of mine. Saw him first at a USO show in the Philippines and he sang CITY LIGHTS. He is just a little guy but damn he had quality and quantity of sounds!!! Raymond Burr and Abbe Lane (Xaiver Cugots wife) was touring also, and I can't recall others. Years later, I would see Ray Price and his entire band at some ass-kicking western joint in San Fernando Valley. Then he had the record album out titled BURNING BRIDGES ---on that he sang FOR THE GOOD TIMES. Happy New Years Hawk. Wilborn

    hope6970
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    berto, you are correct! I will listen to you from now on....lol

    Thanks nighthawk for the info.

    Chief, Charlie Rich was the one I was trying to remember. But as you can see, I was Wrong anyway.....lol Good thing I didn't try to help you anymore, huh? - Hope

    GRUNT
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    Good to see you Stan

    I knew the answers to the questions but refrained for fear of being thought of as a know it all...probably the last questions that I would be able to answer

    hope6970
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    Grunt,

    What on earth would make you think that??? If you have an idea about something, lets have it. Gosh, look at me, I tried to help Chief and I was totally wrong and didn't listen to berto. You can't get anymore wrong then that..lol lol - Hope

    GRUNT
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    Hope

    My point exactly

    hope6970
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    Grunt, the best part regarding this board is, no judgement is made on anyone. It is for fun and being able to communicate with one another, regardless if we think we are correct about something or not. That is, if we all stay in the lines of civility. That is what makes this board and the people on it so unique. Post away Grunt, it gives us all something to talk about....lol lol

    Hope

    Comanche6
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    I hope you folks haven't forgotten about this thread because I just found an incredible site - - you just gotta go to AFVN. There are a ton of shows available using Real Audio - such as the entire show on New Year's Eve 1969 with the Top 100 Countdown.

    Oh yeah - break out the cosmoline, open a can of ham and limas, and listen in.
    Comanche 6

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    Thanks a bunch Com6, good to hear from you!
    The Firearms Forum Vietnam Memories Bulletin Board Contact Administrator

    hope6970
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    Comanche6, it looks like you are finding some pretty good sites there Sir. Besure to make note where to post any future sites of interest that you may find. Thanks - Hope

    haggai69
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    Someone else mentioned at some point in time that their daughter was coping all of her old music. I love music from the 60's and the 70's! I would like to thank my parents for listening to good music so that I could grow up to appreciate it. There is something about the music of that era that seems to transcend time. My son (who is 5) really enjoys it too. I have a feeling that when he has kids they'll like it too. Who knows.

    Winter11
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    Hey Haggai... listen... you like the music from this era... you gotta email me girl.... I know of something you will absoultely LOVE!!!

    Jeez... that sounds so sneaky doesn't it (LOL).... seriously, email me when ya can....

    WinterNight1@hotmail.com

    Hope to hear from ya...

    high2fly
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    Young Ladies---yes, the both of you, Winter and Haggai, and this is for you because you like the music that was so very stirring for the generation from whence I came---used to listen to music all the time and one of the artists that was growing popular back then, is still around and very popular today. That is Kenny Rogers. If you look in on my story titled SUMMER OF '67 I mention that my crew and I met him down in the Louisana area when he was one of the New Christie Minstrels---I remembered what a red face he had--always laughing---destined for sucess that he could not have imiagined --- so long ago. Wilborn
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