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blues songs about wars?

PostPosted: Thu Oct 14, 2010 8:54 am
by farmaz
found this little gem by my hero Robert pete williams

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hgc4c4ix ... re=related


Are there any other great blues tunes about "Nam or more up to date Iraq/Afgan war etc........I know it aint blues but Dylan's masters of war is a totally AMAZING tune even though its a very simple 3 chord tune its still an amazing tune imo -

MASTERS OF WAR http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=onRobFQchS0


anyone else care to add there view........

Re: blues songs about wars?

PostPosted: Fri Nov 05, 2010 5:12 am
by A10K
Continuin' the Vietnam theme:
Lightnin Hopkins- Vietnam War
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ySfSqpSeHk

And if we're really going retro here, Geeshie Wiley sings about her dad in the "German War", World War I, in Last Kind Words
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oAKfy2W70Qg
Its not entirely about the war itself, but is one of the most haunting songs I've heard.

Re: blues songs about wars?

PostPosted: Sat Nov 06, 2010 11:48 am
by goldbrick
A different kind of war

John Lee Hooker--Detroit is Burning