It's taken 33 years, but Khe Sanh is a hit at last. When she quoted the lyrics of ‘Khe Sanh’ to me I took a screenshot and sent it to my friend, writing, omg Lee idk whether I want to be her friend or marry her. Cheap Wine: 3. For over forty years – from Cold Chisel and Tex, Don & Charlie to his solo work – he has written songs that capture what it is to be Australian. The "thunder magic & smoke" represent the U.S. air strikes that pummeled the land. I had a brother at Khe Sanh fighting off the Viet Cong They're still there, he's all gone He had a woman he loved in Saigon I got a picture of him in her arms now Down in the shadow of the penitentiary Out by the gas fires of the refinery I'm ten years burning down the road Nowhere to run ain't got nowhere to go Born in the U.S.A. All the Young Dudes: 2. But at … Stone Cold: 11. At the beginning of semester I was desperately trying to make friends with this girl, so pretty and so clever and so wonderful that I lost focus on my thesis for a while. Lyrics powered by GENIUS. One of the most publicized battles of the Vietnam War was the siege of Khe Sanh in early 1968, known as "Operation Niagra." Australian anthems: Cold Chisel – Khe Sanh. Don Walker is widely considered one of Australia’s greatest songwriters. Khe Sahn: 7. More than 24,000 tactical and 2700 B-52 strike dropped 110,000 tons of ordnance in attacks that averaged over 300 sorties per day. “Garryowen” is an old Irish quick-step that can be traced back to the early 1860s. This 1978 pub rock anthem about a disillusioned Vietnam veteran captured the wanderlust of a … Quite simply, he was a genius for war. I'd Die to Be With You Tonight: 6. These lyrics live on the page, with or without the memory of music. Jimmy Barnes - Raw Album Lyrics; 1. I Put a Spell on You: 5. Seven Days: 10. TRADUZIONE [Strofa 1] Nato nella città di un uomo morto ... Avevo un figlio a Khe Sanh che combatteva contro i Viet Cong Sono ancora li, se ne è andato Aveva una donna che lo amava a Saigon Ho una sua foto nelle sue braccia [Strofa 5] Nell’ombra del penitenziario Khe Sanh: 8. Including classics such as “Khe Sanh”, “Flame Trees”, “Cheap Wine” and “Harry was a Bad Bugger”, this collection reveals the breadth of Walker’s vision and the precision of his prose. a couple of lines later one of the MC's sings along, but he sings "had a brother at Qusan, fighting off the Taliban" - Parody is covered by fair use (the real lyric being "Had a brother at Khe Sanh, fighting off the Viet Cong") The other option is to pick something that's out of copyright ... general 70 years after the artists death. Do or Die: 4. Gen. George S. Patton was one of the most fascinating military figures to dominate the last century. Cold Chisel's Khe Sanh has finally cracked the charts. Collected here, for the first time, are lyrics from his extensive career: from ‘Khe Sanh’ to ‘Flame Trees’, ‘Cheap Wine’ to ‘Harry Was a Bad Bugger’, Walker’s Working Class Man Released in May 1978, the song peaked at 41 on the Australian charts in July of that year. Lay Down Your Guns: 9.