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Freddy (Freddy Quinn)

Hundert Mann Und Ein Befehl (The Ballad Of The Green Beret)

Ballad
  • Patriotic
song from
1966
  • 1956
  • 1990
  • 1969
  • 1957
  • 1966

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“The Ballad of the Green Berets” is a patriotic song in the ballad style about the Green Berets, an elite special force in the U.S. Army. It is one of the very few songs of the 1960s to cast the military in a positive light, yet in 1966 it became a major hit, reaching No. 1 for five weeks on the Hot 100 and four weeks on Cashbox. It was also a crossover smash, reaching No. 1 on Billboard’s Easy Listening chart and No. 2 on Billboard’s Country survey. The song was written by Robin Moore and Staff Sgt. Barry Sadler, while the latter was recuperating from a leg wound suffered as a medic in the Vietnam War. Moore also wrote a non-fiction book, The Green Berets, about the force. Lyrics include: The lyrics were written in honor of Green Beret James Gabriel, Jr., the first native... Read on...

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