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Soldier Bill


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BoiAfrica

 Genre: Acoustic

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I think everyone knows what this song's about...thoughts as always, welcome and very helpful.
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Lyrics
There once was a man who rode a horse right down the lane
He met a woman, they would marry, she was named Elaine
They moved to a house, it was right on the side of a hill
Soon they had a little boy and they named him Bill.

When Bill growed up, he said he wanted to be a soldier man,
They sent him off, saying 'son, go and fight this man'
He never came home again,
He never came home again,

Where's my soldier, Bill?
Don't be a soldier, Bill.


They say freedom isn't free at all,
Costs folk like you and me,
But I don't wanna pay, for my freedom
But I don't wanna pay, for my freedom

There once was a man who rode a horse right down the lane
He met a woman, they would marry, she was named Elaine
They moved to a house, it was right on the side of a hill
Soon they had a little boy and they named him Bill.
Song Stats
Hits: 3393
Comments: 7
Fans: 3
Plays: 144
Downloads: 132
Votes: 5
Uploaded: Sep 12, 2006 - 08:46:07 PM
Last Updated: Sep 12, 2006 - 08:46:07 PM Last Played: Jun 30, 2016 - 12:35:10 AM
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Comments
Peter Greenstone said 4111 days ago (September 13th, 2006)
haunting
Really powerful in the most delicate way. The story lyric style is great.
Your vocals are mesmerizing and I like the layering. I'd like to hear the
guitar just a little louder. DL for me, regardless.
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TobinMueller said 4110 days ago (September 13th, 2006)
Casual casualties
Yes, haunting, my thoughts exactly. The cycle of life, broken and not. Just
the right understatement stylings.
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vbluesky said 4110 days ago (September 13th, 2006)
good sound
very nice vocals,and the story is true, good mix / production
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perceptualvortex said 4110 days ago (September 13th, 2006)
Nice mix
Really good songwriting, here, as usual. And I have to agree that
haunting is about the first thing to come to mind. It seems like your
production keeps on improving; this mix is really good.
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AquilA said 4105 days ago (September 18th, 2006)
Life as Pain
Simple, direct, brutally effective. Fine singing and playing.
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spitlogic said 4093 days ago (September 30th, 2006)
Thank you for the song.
That hits very close to home for me. As a soldier (currently deployed) I
have seen too many bills (on both sides).

Again thanks.
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BoiAfrica said 4092 days ago (October 1st, 2006)
wow
Thanks so much for that, I appreciate the listen, I have to say there's no other way for me to thank you for your service other than trying to be honest, using the freedom you're fighting for. We owe you a lot; thanks again for the listen, it humbles me to no end.

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Love Is Peace
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