• Sargeant Mackenzie.
  • The Doors - The End
  • These Boots Are Made For Walkin. I think it was on Full Metal Jacket.
  • Adagio for strings.
  • Samuel Barber's "Adagio" in strings or vocal
  • War, huh, yeah! What is it good for?! Absolutely nothing! say it again!
  • Good question! There is a great song of that era sung by Country Joe and The Fish [performed at the epic WOODSTOCK Festival in Upper State NY,in 1969] called:"Fixin' To Die Rag" which neatly satirises and encapsulates the whole shenanigan of America sending its best young fighting men to join a terrifying offensive in a far-flung Asian country. 55,000 of them never returned over the whole 12-year span of the Vietnam War--which was a terrible waste of good young life.
  • I think of two songs. One by Country Joe McDonald and the other is by Arlo Guthrie
  • "Where Have All the Flowers Gone" by Peter, Paul & Mary
  • Purple haze, by Jimi Hendrix.
  • Jimmy Hendrix's version of "All Along the Watchtower"
  • Ha! Just listen to the soundtrack of the movie Goodmorning Vietnam. : )
  • Steppenwolf Jefferson Airplane Country Joe and the Fish Crosby Stills Nash & Young Bob Dylan Joni Mitchell Richie Havens The Doors The Stones The Beatles The Greatful Dead The Mothers of Invention Joan Baez Judy Collins and many, many more
  • Bad Moon on the Rise Born to be Wild Suzie Q American Woman ... and so many others
  • Eve of Destruction.
  • Country Joe and the Fish "I feel like I'm fixin to die".
  • Then: Feel like I'm Fixin' to Die, Country Joe McDonald. Now: Deja Vu (All Over Again), by John Fogarty
  • Grandpa
  • Paint it black the rolling stones the animals- we have to get out of this place, now the rooster by Alice in Chains
  • Eve of Destruction - Barry McGuire, 1965
  • Buffalo Springfield "Stop Hey What's That Sound"
  • Where Have All the Flowers Gone?" PETER, PAUL & MARY (1962) "Masters of War" BOB DYLAN (1963) "Talkin' John Birch Paranoid Blues" BOB DYLAN (1963; commercial release, 1991) "Waist Deep in the Big Muddy" PETE SEEGER (1963) "The Times They Are A-Changin'" BOB DYLAN (1964) "MLF Lullaby" and "Send the Marines" from TOM LEHRER's That Was The Year That Was (1965) "Eve of Destruction" BARRY McGUIRE (1965) "I-Feel-Like-I'm-a-Fixin'-to-Die Rag" COUNTRY JOE & THE FISH (1965) "Draft Dodger Rag" PHIL OCHS (1965) "I Ain't Marching Anymore" PHIL OCHS (1965) "Lyndon Johnson Told the Nation" TOM PAXTON (1965) "Viet Nam Blues" DAVE DUDLEY (1965) "I Told Them What You're Fighting For" MAYBELLE CARTER (1966) "Ballad of the Green Berets" STAFF SERGEANT BARRY SADLER (1966) "Ballad of the Fort Hood Three" PETE SEEGER (1966) "Bring 'Em Home" PETE SEEGER (1966) "7 O'Clock News/Silent Night" SIMON & GARFUNKEL (1966) "Alice's Restaurant" ARLO GUTHRIE (1967) "The Story of Isaac" LEONARD COHEN (1967) "For What It's Worth" THE BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD (1967) "Sky Pilot" ERIC BURDON & THE ANIMALS (1968) "The Unknown Soldier" THE DOORS (1968) "War Is Over" PHIL OCHS (1968) "Talking Vietnam Pot Luck Blues" TOM PAXTON (1968) "Fortunate Son" CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL (1969) "Okie from Muskogee" MERLE HAGGARD (1969) "Give Peace a Chance" JOHN LENNON (1969) "The Fiddle and the Drum" JONI MITCHELL (1969) "Run Through the Jungle" CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL (1970) "Ohio" CROSBY, STILLS, NASH & YOUNG (1970) "War" EDWIN STARR (1970) "Stop the War Now" EDWIN STARR (1970) "Ball of Confusion" THE TEMPTATIONS (1970) "What's Going On?" MARVIN GAYE (1971) "Bring the Boys Home" FREDA PAYNE (1971) "Sam Stone" JOHN PRINE (1971) "Still in Saigon" THE CHARLIE DANIELS BAND (1981) "Goodnight Saigon" BILLY JOEL (1981) "Born in the USA" BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN (1984) "19" PAUL HARDCASTLE (1985) "The Big Parade" 10,000 MANIACS (1989) "There's a Wall in Washington" IRIS DeMENT (1996) Recommended Reading: "Songs" in The Vietnam War in American Stories, Songs, and Poems, edited by H. Bruce Franklin (Bedford-St. Martin's, 1996): 201-218. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Last updated on 20 April 2000 by Phil Nel -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- REFLECTIONS IN
  • All Along The Watchtower, by Jimi Hendrix.
  • How about _Blowin' in the Wind_ by Bob Dylan? I don't think anybody mentioned it yet.
  • "Alice's Restaurant"- Arlo Guthrie. +5
  • Reflections (Supremes) - from the China Beach TV show Fortunate Son (CCR) - from the Forest Gump movie Vietnam - Jimmy Cliff Feel Like I'm Fixin' To Die Rag - Country Joe & The Fish

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