Red, White and Blue

1) I was a soldier for six long years

I followed orders and I swallowed my fears

I risked my life on the battle lines

Pulled the trigger so many times when they wanted me to

Red, white and blue (2x)

 

Chorus

Red, white and blue, why don’t you stand up and sing

Pledge allegiance to a flag under a god or a king

In every country it’s the same damn thing, it’s the same, the same damn thing

 

2) They gave us so many reasons to fight

We were the good guys and that made us right

But the men at the top always lied

And they paid no price for all those who died or were broken in two

Red, white and blue (2x)   Chorus

 

Bridge

I don’t remember rich men’s sons

Down in the mud, carrying guns

We all know who were the ones to pay

 

3) Now I’m standing out here by the road

I’ve got a sign but it’s written in code

It don’t say nothin’ about the nights I can’t sleep

Or the memories buried so deep that keep bleeding through

Red, white and blue (2x)   Chorus

Coda

It’s the same

 

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