Story Behind The Song

My being s resident of Ohio, this story has become a part of the fabric of our collective history. This is my tribute to Neil Young and current continued plea for an end to war and world violence.

Song Description

Ode to the memory of the students killed in the Kent State shootings in Ohio during the Viet Nam war...a war pretest song made famous by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young.

Song Length 3:37 Genre Pop - Rock, Folk - Alternative
Lead Vocal Female Vocal Mood Distressed, Outraged
Subject Anger, Violence Similar Artists Neil Young, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Language English Era 1970 - 1979


by Neil Young
originally released by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

Tin soldiers and Nixon's coming
We're finally on our own
This summer I hear the drumming
Four dead in Ohio

Gotta get down to it
Soldiers are gunning us down
Should have been done long ago
What if you knew her and
Found her dead on the ground
How can you run when you know?

How many more?

Lyrics Neil Young Music Neil Young
Producer J. Benjamin Kesler Publisher Silver Bow Funding, LLC
Performance Marianne Kesler Label Indie
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