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  1. #51
    Peggy, The Pin-Up Girl - Glenn Miller & the Army Air Force Band

  2. #52
    "He blesses the boys as they stand in line
    The smell of gun grease and the bayonets they shine
    He's there to help them all that he can
    To make them feel wanted he's a good holy man

    Sky pilot, sky pilot
    How high can you fly?
    You can never, never, never
    Reach the sky"

    Sky Pilot - Eric Burdon & the Animals

  3. #53
    Battle Ship - Red Hot Chili Peppers

  4. #54
    "If you're on shore leave, and your face is kinda cute
    Perhaps, by your leave, I can be you passion fruit!"

    An Occasional Man - Julie London

  5. #55
    Weapon of Prayer - The Louvin Brothers [[1962)

    A theme album on military/war [[Charlie Louvin was in the army at the end of WW2 and was recalled for the Korean war). I'll list the songs together here since they're all on the same album:

    The Weapon of Prayer
    There's a Grave in the Wave of the Ocean
    At Mail Call Today
    I Died For The Red, White and Blue
    A Soldier's Last Letter
    There's a Star-Spangled Banner Waving
    The Great Atomic Power
    A Seaman's Girl
    From Mother's Arms to Korea
    Robe of White
    Searching For a Soldier's Grave
    Mother, I Thank You For The Bible You Gave

    These songs are not sugar coated - for example, the young man in "From Mother's Arms to Korea" is killed on his first day on the front line, leaving a diary that his buddy finishes with "from a foxhole to a mansion on high" before it's sent home.

    The Great Atomic Power is one of their best-remembered songs today, a real fire and brimstone number about the fear of nuclear war. The version on this album was a remake, I prefer the original single version from 1952 [[made just after Charlie's return from Korea):

    Last edited by calvin; 09-11-2020 at 02:31 AM.

  6. #56
    Blues for Sarge - Shirley Horn

  7. #57
    Where Have All the Flowers Gone -- Peter, Paul and Mary [[1961)

    The melody and the first three verses were written by Pete Seeger in 1955

    ¨Where have all the soldiers gone?
    Long time passing
    Where have all the soldiers gone?
    Long time ago
    Where have all the soldiers gone?
    Gone to graveyards every one
    When will they ever learn?
    When will they ever learn?´´

  8. #58
    I'm Gonna Pin My Medal on the Girl I Left Behind -- Irving Berlin [[1918) for the Ziegfeld Follies

  9. #59
    Billy, Don't Be A Hero - Paper Lace

  10. #60
    The Battle of New Orleans -- Johnny Horton [[1959)

  11. #61
    Mr. Lonely -- Bobby Vinton [[1962)

  12. #62
    PT-109 -- Jimmy Dean [[1962)

  13. #63
    Suicide is Painless [[theme from M.A.S.H.) -- The Manic Street Preachers [[1988)

  14. #64
    Wild Blue Yonder/U. S. Airforce Song -- Late 1940´s, much debated and altered, not considered official. Used before sporting events.

  15. #65
    Taps -- bugle call played at dusk, during flag ceremonies, and at military funerals by the United States Armed Forces. [[1874)

  16. #66
    Harbour Lights -- Frances Langford [[1937)

  17. #67
    Imagine -- John Lennon [[1971)

    ¨Imagine there's no heaven
    It's easy if you try
    No hell below us
    Above us only sky¨

  18. #68
    No Coward Soldier - Jackson Southernaires

  19. #69
    Brothers In Arms - Dire Straits

  20. #70
    When a Soldier Makes It Home -- Arlo Guthrie [[1994)

  21. #71
    We Saw The Sea - Fred Astaire [[Follow The Fleet, 1936)

    We joined the navy to see the world
    And what did we see? We saw the sea
    We saw the Pacific and the Atlantic
    But the Atlantic isn't romantic
    And the Pacific isn't what it's cracked up to be

  22. #72
    American Soldier - Toby Keith

  23. #73
    Old Soldiers Never Die - Vaughn Monroe

  24. #74
    Ruby, Don´t Take Your Love to Town -- Waylon Jennings [[1966)
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .also Kenny Rogers and the First Edition

  25. #75
    The Unknown Soldier - Spyro Gyra

  26. #76
    The Forgotten Soldier Boy - Bill and Charlie Monroe

  27. #77
    Born in the U.S.A. -- Bruce Springsteen [[1984)

  28. #78
    The Glory Of The Yankee Navy - John Philip Sousa

  29. #79
    Fortunate Son - Creedence Clearwater Revival

  30. #80
    War - Edwin Starr

  31. #81
    Warrior Charge - Aswad

  32. #82
    Itś a Long Way to Tipperary -- John McCormack [[1914)

  33. #83
    These Arms Of Mine - Otis Redding

  34. #84
    God Bless the U.S.A. -- Lee Greenwood [[1984)
    ¨Proud to Be an American¨

  35. #85
    "...They're sending me to Vietnam
    I've got to fight a war
    I don't know what for
    Over there in Vietnam
    I've got to leave you girl so far behind
    To go fight on the front line
    There's a sound of conflict in the air
    So much confusion everywhere..."

    What In the World's Going On - R. Dean Taylor

    In album "A Cellarful of Motown Volume 5" [[September 2020)

  36. #86
    You´re in the Army Now -- Dutch duo Bolland & Bolland, [[1982) and by British rock band Status Quo [[1986) where It charted in the UK. Also was charted in various other European countries.

  37. #87
    Battlefield - Norman Hutchins

  38. #88
    Machine Gun - Commodores

  39. #89
    Life During Wartime - Talking Heads

  40. #90
    Tiger In My Tank - Jr Walker

  41. #91
    The Jeep Is Jumpin' - Duke Ellington

  42. #92
    Front Line - Stevie Wonder

  43. #93
    He'll be back-the players

  44. #94
    Put Your War Clothes On - Virtue!

  45. #95
    Love Gun - Rick James

  46. #96
    Smoking Gun - Robert Cray

  47. #97
    Happiness Is a Warm Gun - The Beatles

  48. #98
    Semper Paratus -- U.S. Coast Guard [[1927)
    Always Ready

  49. #99
    Sailing, Sailing, Over the Bounding Main -- Written in 1880 by Godfrey Marks

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    "My Ship Is Coming In" - The Pacesetters
    Last edited by robb_k; 10-20-2020 at 03:23 AM.


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