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Vietnam blues

John Carn

Vietnam blues

The story of a black soldier

by John Carn

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Published by Holloway House Pub. Co. in Los Angeles, Calif .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Revised and expanded version of the author"s Shaw"s Nam, published in by 1984 by Benjamin Books.

StatementJohn Benjamin Carn
SeriesHolloway House
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 3011 vol. 12
The Physical Object
Pagination266 p. ;
Number of Pages266
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24578843M
ISBN 100870677306
ISBN 109780870677304
LC Control Number2009666327
OCLC/WorldCa18760643

So-called "hippies," no matter what else one may have felt about them, were not the most macho people in the world. Pat Lansdale gave me the tapes Vietnam blues book were still in her husband's possession at the time of his death and has been a gracious hostess on my trips to Washington. Not only was there no spitting, he argues, but there was no hostility or tension at all between veterans and protesters. Three have won National Book Awards. With a line company, you're really just a pin on the map for sure.

Almost every novel, memoir or oral history of the war Vietnam blues book a veteran mentions the music that the author listened to in country. In October, I was completely against the war. They ain't have no regard for life. Three members of the Merrymen met and first played together on a troopship bound for Vietnam. These songs can give the historian a unique perspective on the war. Antiwar protesters must prove the episodes didn't happen, instead of the veterans having to prove they did.

Pat Lansdale gave me the tapes which were still in her husband's possession at the time of his death and has been a gracious hostess Vietnam blues book my trips to Washington. They told us they're not to be treated with any type of mercy or apprehension. Lansdale returned to the United States inbut friends and comrades continued to send him recordings from Vietnam and Thailand, and to drop by his house in Virginia to sing new songs they had written or collected. There is something about music and facts," he claimed.


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Vietnam blues by John Carn Download PDF Ebook

Sony radios, Akai stereos and Teac tape decks were easily available, American music was performed live by the ubiquitous Filipino rock bands, AFVN Radio broadcast round the Vietnam blues book, and new troops Vietnam blues book weekly with the latest records from the states.

He never went. The recon unit was basically to search out the enemy and call in air strikes or a larger military force to engage the enemy. Then when the enemy was spotted the Cobra would use their fire power miniguns and rockets to attack.

The company commander was Swattin' flies, swappin' lies, Firing the odd shot here and there. And it lasts. Rather was only party to the aftermath, and reported only hearsay, he showed up several hours after the incident, and only after the area had been secured he was the expert as far as the average American television viewer was concerned.

And I was still dealing with Vietnam in my head. When will they ever learn? Like other members of their generation, those who served in Vietnam Vietnam blues book the music they loved to fit their own needs, a process that continued after they returned to the United States.

The songs are laced with cynicism and political innuendoes and they echo the frustrations of the "dirty little Vietnam blues book which has become a dirty Vietnam blues book one.

So I traveled all over doing interviews - oral histories - to get their stories about what happened that day. Most of our activities was at night.

The songs mentioned in the text are from my own collection or from the Lansdale tapes in the Library of Congress. Why then did we lose? Most of the white dudes got jobs as supply clerks or in the mess hall.

Many of the soldiers, especially the young officers who had been exposed to the revival in college, were already experienced musicians when they arrived in Vietnam. Many became openly critical of the war and joined organizations fighting against war and for civil rights.

Its value was "that we remember this now. Tuso, Joseph F. Young soldiers, on their way to Vietnam in the summer of Woodstock, marching on board their plane at Ft. In his book, War Stories, historian and Vietnam veteran Gary Kulik devoted a whole chapter to the myth of "Spit-upon veterans".

They played it in their hooches on top-of-the-line tape decks they purchased cheap at the PX and over headphones in helicopters and planes. But once we enter into a village, we literally did anything that we wanted to do. I knew because of the vision I had when I was twelve.

In The Staple Singers' version of Dylan's "Masters of War," the Chicago gospel family personalized his ire, turning it into soulful black-church sermon with menacing spidery-treble guitar. The songs the troops listened to were the same ones their friends were listening to back home, but the music took on different and often deeper meanings in Vietnam.

For him, the myth is almost entirely a product of Hollywood and right-wing politicians. But Lembcke's most controversial conclusion is that posttraumatic stress disorder was as much a political creation—a means of discrediting returning vets who protested the war as unhinged—as it was a medical condition.

War is tough enough on those of us who fight it, it has different and sometimes more overbearing effects on those who observe it. The politics of the war just had not set in when I got there. I took a whiff as a cloud rolled by And my nose went up like an infield fly.Jan 25,  · Shoney Franklin: Vietnam’s a Long Way from Home Gilbert O’Sullivan & The Bay City Rockers: Christmas Song Designed by Elegant Themes | Powered by WordPress.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Nov 10,  · Veterans of the Vietnam War talk in a new book, 'We Gotta Get Out of This Place,' about Vietnam war songs that carried them through.

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It was just as surreal as any Joseph Heller book,” said Mr. Piscitelli, who was eventually sent home from Vietnam after being wounded three separate times Author: Brian Thomas Gallagher.There may be no better ebook of the crossroads that still live in the music here – the soundtrack to Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's ten-part, hour documentary, The Vietnam War – than this.