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wullie/mk2

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Common Denominator
« on: February 05, 2011, 09:52:23 AM »

For those of you who can remember the 1960,s,..and perhaps those that can,t,...Can you give the connection,between ..the Vietnam War,  and Eric Burdon
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Re: Common Denominator
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2011, 10:00:46 AM »

Dunno about Vietnam but Eric Burdon had a band formed in 1969 originally called Eric Burdon and War later called War

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meyer

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Re: Common Denominator
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2011, 10:02:22 AM »

the animals
 several "anthemic" vietnam era singles
 he protested against the war in Vietnam and Iraq
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Re: Common Denominator
« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2011, 10:34:17 AM »

Saw them in the 60s at the Palace Ballroom, IOM :-)), now demolished {:-{

I think Alan Price left because he ddin't like flying
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wullie/mk2

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Re: Common Denominator
« Reply #4 on: February 05, 2011, 11:38:37 AM »

A couple of you are warm,...i ll leave it for a few more days,then i,ll give a clue,
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Re: Common Denominator
« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2011, 11:53:23 AM »

Eric Burden and the Animals brought out the anti Vietnam war anthem " Sky pilot ". :-))
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wullie/mk2

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Re: Common Denominator
« Reply #6 on: February 05, 2011, 11:58:22 AM »

Not what I,m looking for,..the connection i,m looking for was adjudged to have been the most ever,of any????
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richtea

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Re: Common Denominator
« Reply #7 on: February 05, 2011, 01:05:48 PM »

Was it the song We've got to get out of this place ?
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wullie/mk2

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Re: Common Denominator
« Reply #8 on: February 07, 2011, 01:18:47 PM »

Thats it Richard :-)) :-))  It has been the most requested song ever,having been played to the GI,s in Vietnam,more than 10,000,in all the time they were there,and it is doing quite well in the American zones of Iraq and Afghanistan,...still earning dosh for Eric,
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Lord Bungle

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Re: Common Denominator
« Reply #9 on: February 07, 2011, 01:25:22 PM »

 We Gotta Get out of This Place. popular misconception that its we've

also covered by the Blue Oyster Cult in 1978 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6k1AyPAgNLM
covered by many others over the years  :}
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wullie/mk2

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Re: Common Denominator
« Reply #10 on: February 07, 2011, 02:43:53 PM »

Irrespective of who covered it,I think it was most apt.for the Gi,s in Vietnam
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Lord Bungle

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Re: Common Denominator
« Reply #11 on: February 07, 2011, 03:21:10 PM »

or any war mate, what ever side they happen to be on I think the majority of combat troops would rather be elsewhere
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