"Dear John Letter" as written by Billy Barton, Charles Fuzzy Owens and Lewis A. Talley....
Dear John oh how I hate to write dear John I must let you know tonight
That my love for you has died away like grass upon the lawn
And tonight I wed another dear John

I was overseas in battle when the postman came to me
He handed me a letter and I was just as happy as I could be
Cause the fighting was all over and the battles have all been won
But then I opened up the letter and that started dear John
Won't you please send back my picture my husband wants it now
When I tell you who I'm wedding you won't care dear anyhow
And it hurts me so to tell you that my love for you has gone
But tonight I wed your brother dear John

And tonight I wed another dear John


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"A Dear John Letter" as written by Charles Fuzzy Owens Billy Barton

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    General CommentWHAT A HORRID LETTER TO READ FOR SOMEONE WHO HAS BEEN LONGING TO COME BACK HOME (THAT TOO, AFTER WAR - TO COME HOME IN ANTICIPATION OF LOVE).... I CAN IMAGINE WHAT JOHN MUSH HAVE BEEN FEELING THE MOMENT HE READ THIS UNBELEIVABLE LETTER.....
    planetvalerinaon November 07, 2005   Link
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    General Commentyeah i agree with planetvalerina..
    it must be really heart-shocking for those 'dear johns'
    aquaphxon January 31, 2008   Link

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