Bring Em Home By:Pete Seeger

Release Date: 1969 (Written in 1966)

Lyrics: 2:00 to 2:40

Even if they brought their planes to bomb, Bring them home, bring them home, Even if they brought helicopters and napalm, Bring them home, bring them home. Show those generals their fallacy: Bring them home, bring them home. They don't have the right weaponry, Bring them home, bring them home. For defense you need common sense, Bring them home, bring them home. They don't have the right armaments, Bring them home, bring them home. The world needs teachers, books and schools, Bring them home, bring them home. And learning a few universal rules, Bring them home, bring them home. So if you love your Uncle Sam, Bring them home, bring them home. Support our boys in Vietnam, Bring them home, bring them home.

Analysis: The song's lyrics are basically saying to bring American troops back from Vietnam because of the loss of lives. This song related to the time period because it was written when the Vietnam war was going on, it was popular because there were lots of antiwar protests at the time and people wanted the US soldiers to come back. The overall message from the song was to save the US troop in Vietnam.

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