Jump to content
  • Sign Up
Kenb

Is there a War going on in your box ?

I was playing out some stuff today and realised i had a fair amount that were Vietnam related.

I'm sure there are many more. Here’s a few i picked out of mine.... What's in yours?

The Creations -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Apl4mE7qLis

Brothers of Soul -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHdD3Of-ijA

The Extentions -

 

 

 

  • Up vote 2

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share

Good shout. Skip Jackson & JP Robinson spring to mind here..can’t imagine what some of those guys (and gals) went through back then... or since.

 

  • Up vote 2

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share

 

  • Up vote 1

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share

 

  • Up vote 1

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share

Does this count? 

 

 

v.jpg

  • Up vote 1

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share

 

  • Up vote 2

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share

Obvious one, and very bittersweet...

 

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share

Nice one by the Auditions - Returning Home From Vietnam

 

 

  • Up vote 1

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share

Cheers Paul

  • Up vote 1

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share

Not in my box yet but I hope to get one soon !

Cheers Paul

  • Up vote 3

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share

The Dells-Does anybody know I'm here.

  • Up vote 1

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share
Guest Soul Hippy

Pure Class

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share
8 minutes ago, Wheelsville1 said:

The Dells-Does anybody know I'm here.

Was going to post that myself 

Steve 

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share

Jo Ann Garrett- That Little Brown Letter.  

 

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share
Guest

"HAPPY TO BE" - JIMMY ELLIS - CENTURY CITY

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share
1 hour ago, Winsford Soul said:

Was going to post that myself 

Steve 

Always brings a tear to my eyes. Chris.

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share
26 minutes ago, Wheelsville1 said:

Always brings a tear to my eyes. Chris.

Me too Chris.  Not only the war relevance but nearly twenty year's ago my youngest brother committed suicide and I played this when I found out,  hoping that he wanted someone to find him but he really didn't.  He actually left a note saying that he had gone looking for our mum who had passed away two years earlier.  So as you can see its also a very personal tune. 

Steve 

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share

That's really sad to hear that Steve. Chris. 

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share
3 hours ago, Soul Shrews said:

Cheers Paul

I’ve got that by Vernon Greene on Minit Paul .Yours is good also ...

  • Up vote 1

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share

 

  • Up vote 1

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share

Ojays.There's someone waiting on Neptune.

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share

I spin this every so often...

 

  • Up vote 1
  • Listening 1

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share

One from Mitty

 

  • Listening 1

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share

Otis Brown & Band, Will You Wait.

  • Up vote 1

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share

 

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share

A few Vietnam sounds from my Motownesque Collection :

    Martha Reeves"I Should Be Proud" , A side in 1970 to Gordy " Love Guess Who { "Forget Me Not " also !}

    Temptations " War "  Lp only due to Berry,s reluctance to get involved in politics ,so gave it to a Ric Tic Relic ,the great Charlie Hatcher!!

   Freda Payne " Bring the Boys Home "  { Invictus ,Motown part 2}   ,a Nam tune but the sentiments resonates throughout all conflicts!

                                                 Enjoy John Hart ,Malaga.

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share

Watched a nam doc the other day and the gis nickname for White Phosperous grenades was Wilson Pickett. W.P.

  • Up vote 1

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share

Anything that mentions "Jody" is a Vietnam reference, ain't it ?

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share
23 minutes ago, Citizen P said:

Anything that mentions "Jody" is a Vietnam reference, ain't it ?

For songs written in the time of the Vietnam war, pretty much yes, although the term refers to anyone who steals a guy’s girl while they’re away on military service.

Brief but interesting background to the origins and development of the expression here...

https://taskandpurpose.com/brief-history-jody-original-mr-steal-girl

 

Edited by Amsterdam Russ
Clarity

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share

 

  • Up vote 1

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share
On 26/04/2019 at 19:12, Kenb said:

 

Dick Griffey and the Whispers rush-released and changed the “ending lyrics” from ‘Oh by the way tell our next door neighbors their son got blown away' –TO-  ‘their son will be home anyday’.

Why? – because as they were in the recording studio a Vietnam peace settlement was announced.

 

 

  • Up vote 1

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share

THIS IS ONE OF MY FAVOURITE VIETNAM TUNES THE DESPAIR IN HIS VOICE DEPICTS THE MOMENT OF TIME WELL 

  • Up vote 1
  • Listening 1

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share

I know the Skip Jackson version was posted higher up, but for sheer soulfulness Michael Lizzmore wins hands down for me, just awesome:-

 

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share

While I'm at it don't think anyone's posted this yet - the brilliant Freddie Scott 'Johnny's Hill':-

 

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share

Artie golden

 

 

  • Up vote 2
  • Listening 1

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share

Sorry, great thread this - keep thinking of more - last one for now, Tony Mason 'Take good care':-

 

  • Listening 1

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share

Martha telling it how it was

  • Listening 1

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share

uplifting...coming home...meeting ya girl again....

 

  • Up vote 1

Share this forum post


soul source url
Social source share

Look At Your Box - Source Forum

Get into the record & soul music talk

Join Soul Source

A free & easy soul music affair!

Get started now!
Log into Soul Source

Get max use of the forums

Log in now!

  1. Rare Soul 45's On Ebay Now - Going Going Gone
    Soul Website Sales by Sean Hampsey on Thu 30 Mar 2006
    • 1 / 393
    • Sean Hampsey on 30 Mar 2006
  2. Going Going..... Claude Baby On Miob
    Record Sales by Buey on Wed 19 Apr 2006
    • 1 / 371
    • Buey on 19 Apr 2006
  3. Cody Black: Going Going Gone
    Look At Your Box by Supercorsa on Fri 17 Nov 2006
    • 9 / 1626
    • Paul Dunn on 17 Nov 2006
  4. What's Going On? Top Tunes Going For Nowt
    Look At Your Box by Quinvy on Wed 11 Apr 2007
    • 12 / 997
    • Chris Anderton on 12 Apr 2007
  5. Mega Rarity - Going, Going
    Record Sales by Philt on Sat 19 May 2007
    • 8 / 1257
    • Marc Forrest on 23 May 2007

Source Adverts



×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.