G.I. Joey

http://dudleyhale.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Dudley_G_Hale-Dodging_Bullets_06-GI_Joey.ogg\r\n\r\nG.I. Joey by Dudley G. Hale\r\n\r\nJoey packed his bags and hit the sky\r\nand when he did a tear came to my eye\r\n\r\nI hope he understands\r\nthe dogs of war don’t give a damn\r\nand most of all I hope Joey doesn’t die\r\n\r\nJoey is the guy that lives next door\r\nJoey could be the girl that lives on the second floor\r\n\r\nWe may not know their name\r\nbut we want them back here just the same\r\nlet’s pray to God we seem them all once more\r\n\r\nG.I. Joey’s on the move again\r\nthe distant sound of a war we have to win\r\n\r\ndon’t die on foreign sand\r\nwe count on you to protect our land\r\nyour mother wants you home and so do I\r\n\r\nMost of us forgot Vietnam\r\nwe don’t feel the pain\r\nof the ones that never can\r\n\r\nBut let’s make real damn sure\r\nthat we don’t do it all again\r\nlet’s play this game for real\r\nlet’s play to win\r\n\r\nG.I. Joey’s on the move again\r\nthe familiar sound of a war we have to win\r\n\r\ndon’t die on foreign sand\r\nwe count on you to protect our land\r\nyour mother wants you home and so do I\r\n\r\nAmericans fight for peace from sea to shining sea,\r\nfrom our founding fathers to you and me.\r\n\r\nWhen the bugle sounds it’s call\r\nwe stand together one and all\r\nand wave the colors of freedom for us all.\r\n\r\nIn battle we are one and stand behind the red, white and blue.\r\nThis our salute Joey, from all of us to you.\r\n\r\nWe count on you to make it back and hold your child once more.\r\nWe pray the day we can say the world is at peace, not war.\r\n\r\nG.I. Joey’s on the move again\r\nthe familiar sound of a war we have to win\r\n\r\ndon’t die on foreign sand\r\nwe count on you to protect our land\r\nyour mother wants you home and so do I\r\n\r\nyour family wants you home and so do I\r\nyour country wants you home and so do I\r\n\r\nCreative Commons License
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