19   Paul Hardcastle

“In World War II the average age of the combat soldier was 26. In Vietnam he was 19.”


American Soldier   Toby Keith

“When Liberty's in jeopardy, I will always do what's right. I'm out here on the front line Sleep in peace tonight.”





‘They gave me this plot of land, me and some other men,
for a job well done.”

Trace Adkins


Battle of New Orleans

Johnny Horton

“In 1814 we took a little trip, along with Colonel Jackson down the mighty Mississip.”


Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B

The Andrew Sisters

“He puts the boys to sleep with boogie every night, and wakes 'em up the same way in the early bright.”


Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue

Toby Keith


Eighth of November

Big & Rich

“They fought for their lives But most of them died In the 173rd Airborne.”


Freedom in the Yard

Johnny Darrell

“He’s been to Saigon. He’s got a high on that’s so much he’s tired”


God Bless America

Kate Smith

From the mountains, to the prairies, To the oceans, white with foam God bless America, My home sweet home.


God Bless the USA

Lee Greenwood

“And I'm proud to be an American Where at least I know I'm free And I won't forget the men who died Who gave that right to me.”


Good Morning, Vietnam melody

Robin WIlliams


Green Beret

Barry Sadler

 “Fighting solider from the sky. Fearless men who jump and die,”



If You’re Reading This

Tim McGraw

“So lay me down in that open field out on the edge of town. And know my soul is where my mama always prayed that it would go.”



I’m Already There (Tribute)


He called her on the road from a lonely cold hotel room Just to hear her say, "I love you one" more time




“I Won't Back Down”

Johnny Cash

“Gonna stand my ground, won't be turned around And I'll keep this world from draggin' me down Gonna stand my ground and I won't back down”


Letter From Home

John Michael Montgomery

 “I hold it up and show my buddies. Like we aint scared and our boots aint muddy, but no one laughs. 'Cause there aint nothing funny, when a soldier cries”





Simple Man

Charlie Daniels

“Well, you know what's wrong with the world today People done gone and put their Bible's away .”


Sink the Bismarck”

Johnny Horton

“The Bismarck was the fastest ship that ever sailed the seas  On her decks were guns as big as steers and as big as trees.”


Star Spangled Banner

Whitney Houston

“Then conquer we must, when our cause is just, And this be our motto: "In God is our trust"



Still in Saigon

“No place to run to Where I did not feel that war. When I got home I stayed alone And checked behind each door.”

Charlie Daniels


Tattoos and Scars

Montgomery Gentry

“He said I got this rose in Memphis in some back old alley dump Picked this eagle up in Dallas, man I sure was good and drunk”


Over There

George M. Cohan

“Every son of liberty. Hurry right away, No delay, go today, Make your daddy glad To have had such a lad.”





Ride of the Valkyries

Richard Wagner


We Gotta Get Out of Place

“We Gotta Get Out of Place. If it’s the last thing we ever do.

The Animals


Where Were You When the World Stopped Turning

Alan Jackson

“I'm just a singer of simple songs I'm not a real political man I watch CNN but I'm not sure I could Tell you the difference in Iraq and Iran.”




BONUS: Vietnam War Music—with videos


The Battle of Ia Drang Valley 1965



US Marines vs Vietcong in Vietnam: "The Battle" 1965 USMC 14min



Red Skelton's Pledge of Allegiance



Bob Hope Christmas With The Troops