Forged by War: Australians in Combat and Back Home. Archived from on 20 February 2012. Where Ya Gonna Run To Live Lyrics29. The song was released in March 1983 as a single, which hit number one on the national Singles Chart for two weeks. A four week operation when each step could mean your last one on two legs. From Vung Tau, riding Chinooks, to the dust at Nui Dat - I've been in and out of choppers now for months. It is in the 's.
In 2015, recorded the song for his album. Also at the time the embarkation point for troops shipping to Vietnam from all around Australia, because it was the biggest port in Northern Australia. Released May 1983 Recorded Rose, Shamrock, and Thistle, Sydney, New South Wales , Length 70: 28 chronology 1982 Caught in the Act 1983 1984 Caught in the Act is the fourth album by Australian folk group , released in 1983 on Epic Records. God help me, I was only nineteen. And Frankie kicked a mine the day that mankind kicked the moon, God help me, he was going home in June.
The song is sung as a account of a typical Australian infantry regular soldier's or '' were not sent to Vietnam unless they were aged at least 20 , from training in to first hand exposure to and , and ultimately his return home disillusioned, psychologically scarred and possibly suffering from the effects of the chemical. God help me, I was only nineteen. Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia. Where Ya Gonna Run To Lyrics11. He didn't have 11 months left, Frankie was due to go home in June 1969 but had his tour extended by a couple of months so he was actually supposed to have already gone home when he was wounded. Producer, Lucas, performed his version as a member of at the 1985 Cropredy Festival.
This song also plays a symbolic role in the 2006 book by. I can not Thank Australia enough for their help to my men and America during the Iraq War. Will also contain direction of contact either contact left, contact right, contact front or contact rear. It was a war within yourself. As it was, I decided not to and I am grateful for the boys who had more guts than me, who did. And why the Channel Seven chopper chills me to my feet? Archived from on 20 May 2007. This is just a preview! But you wouldn't let your mates down till they had you dusted off, So you closed your eyes and thought about something else.
God help me, I was only nineteen. Awesome song and great support! From this parade, a desire for a War Memorial to commemorate Vietnam Veterans grew into fruition with the dedication in October 1992. And what's this rash that comes and goes, can you tell me what it means? I like this song as it is indictative of my life for a long time after returning home in a Hospital plane from battle Hill 861,over looking the Khe Sanh Combat. They lost many men too! Because he got many letters from active soldiers in and John Schuhmann asked for permission to visit them twice but received no answer. From this parade, a desire for a War Memorial to commemorate Vietnam Veterans grew into fruition with the dedication in October 1992.
Frankie was supposed to be returning to Australia on completion of his tour of duty in June of that year. It was the only full-length live album they released. The sixth battalion was the next to tour, and it was me who drew the card. An by Triple J's Hack has reporter Ali Benton discussing the video, interviewing Doyle, Schumann and Hunt. The cover gained positive widespread attention in the media. Lear Jets Over Kulgera Lyrics8.
I only regret I could not get more songs such as this one! It Doesn't Matter to Me Live Lyrics30. On the show , , in character as Eleanor LaGore, performed a swing version of the song. Royalties for the song go to the Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia. This song also plays a symbolic role in the 2006 book by Max Brooks. And the stories that my father told me never seemed quite real.
Royalties for the song go to the Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia. God this song haunts my soul. Mum and Dad and Denny saw the passing-out parade at Puckapunyal It was a long march from cadets. Forged by War: Australians in Combat and Back Home. Covers When the song was first released Rick Melbourne, a breakfast radio announcer, produced a parody version of the song, with the lyrics God help me, she told me she was sixteen. Only after a reporter published an article on this subject the authorities gave him the permission to go to East Timor in December 2009 to entertain the troops. In September—October 2011 he played for Australian troops in Afghanistan.