Soldier's Song

Story Behind The Song

I wrote this song about a homeless Vietnam Vet I got drunk with at the "Wall" memorial in D.C...........He kept repeating the phrase...."if she came back I'd be good!" I kept thinking the "she" was a chick........it was later that I learned that the "she" he was referring to was the war itself.

Song Description

A Vietnam Vet struggles with his anguish after coming "home" after the war

Song Length 5:10 Genre Rock - Indie/Low-Fi, Folk - Rock

Lyrics

Soldier?s Song


This morning I woke up on the street again, oh the avenue, is my home
I had a job once, I had a wife, `long came the war you see, and it screwed up my life

And if she came back I?d be good, if she came back I?d be good
And if she came back, if she came back, I?d be good
Oh, I know that I would

Kind-hearted handouts, and thrown out shoes, only a blanket to my name
Hell, I?m yesterday?s news
But I keep my eyes opened wide and I always smile
Cause there?s a light burnin somewhere baby, deep down inside

And if she came back I?d be good, if she came back I?d be good
And if she came back, if she came back, I?d be good
Oh, I know that I would

And if she came back I?d be good, if she came back I?d be good
And if she came back, if she came back, I?d be good
Oh, I know that I would

If I had a way, I?d gladly wash my soul, oh but I don?t have one
And now my blood runs cold

And if you see me, don?t shun me, without your asking I fought for you
I ain?t asking you to fight for me

And if she came back I?d be good, if she came back I?d be good
And if she came back, if she came back, I?d be good
Oh, I know that I would

This morning I woke up on the street again

Lyrics Hayes Music Hayes
Producer Hayes Performance J. Hayes/ R. Hayes/ R. Sander
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