Lem Genovese on Line

March 19, 2009

Lem Genovese, our favorite Vietnam veteran singer/songwriter, has just updated his excellent website, The site now offers videos and free down-loadable music of Genevese's excellent folk-tinged tunes. There also are links to the "story…

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Jimmy Lloyd Rea's "Vietnam Blues"

February 26, 2009

Jimmy Lloyd Rea, the long-time blues musician from Oregon, has added his song, "Vietnam Blues, " to his Myspace page . Rea wrote and recorded the song "some years ago for anybody that had been…

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N.Y. Philharmonic to Vietnam

January 21, 2009

The famed New York Philharmonic Orchestra announced January 12 that it will visit Vietnam for the first time in October as part of its Asian tour. The visit, to the circa-1911 Hanoi Opera House, will…

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Blue Ribbon Ready

December 18, 2008

Singer/songwriter Robert Alder's newest country ballad, "Blue Ribbon Ready, " is a tribute to the American men and women who served in the Vietnam War and in the current war in Iraq. You can listen…

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The Wall Song

November 3, 2008

You can listen to "The “Wall Song, ” the work of the poet Judy Gorman King and the songwriters Mitch Townley and Brad Dunse, on line at their YouTube page. The song, sung by J.P.…

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August 4, 1964 – the Oratorio

September 30, 2008

On August 4, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson announced to the American public that North Vietnamese gunboats had attacked U.S. ships in the Gulf of Tonkin. The subsequent Gulf of Tonkin Resolution passed by Congress…

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Lem Genovese – Great New Music from the Yankee Medic

August 29, 2008

As I write these words I'm listening to Lem Genovese's new CD, "6 Lazzeri Lane" on Yankee Medic Records, and I'm here to tell you it is a terrific collection of first-rate, mellowly rocking music.…

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Brothers in Song

June 3, 2008

Two military veterans who also happen to be veteran musicians, Wayne "Halfstep" Miller and Mark Beard, have put their musical talents together and come up with a stirring patriotic CD, "Brothers of the Same Heart…

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June 24 USAF Concert – You're Invited

June 2, 2008

If you are a veteran or on active duty and live in the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore areas, you're invited to a concert that will be videoed on June 24 and shown on PBS on Veterans…

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