Lyndon Johnson Told the Nation

Tom Paxton

credits


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Thomas R Paxton, Tom Paxton
album: Track 3 in album Ain't That News
release date: 1965
popularity : 8 users have visited this page.
genres: Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk

Album Information

label: Elektra
country(area): United Kingdom
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Tom Paxton Ain't That News cover art

Lyrics

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I got a letter from L.B.J
It said, "This is your lucky day"
It's time to put your khaki trousers on
Though it may seem very queer
We've got no jobs to give you here
So we are sending you to Vietnam

Lyndon Johnson told the nation
Have no fear of escalation
I am trying everyone to please
Though it isn't really war
We're sending fifty thousand more
To help save Vietnam from the Vietnamese

I jumped off the old troop ship

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Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Ain't That News
  • 2 The Willing Conscript
  • 3 Lyndon Johnson Told the Nation
  • 4 Hold on to Me Babe
  • 5 The Name of the Game Is Stud
  • 6 Bottle of Wine
  • 7 The Natural Girl for Me
  • 8 Goodman, Schwerner and Chaney
  • 9 We Didn't Know
  • 10 Buy a Gun for Your Son
  • 11 Every Time
  • 12 Georgie on the Freeways
  • 13 Sully's Pail
  • 14 I'm the Man That Built the Bridges