"Soft Parachutes" as written by and Paul Simon....
Soft parachutes
Fourth of July
Villages burning
Returning
The bodies all laid in a line
Like soft parachutes

Last year as a senior
In Emerson High school
I had me a girlfriend
We used to get high
Now I am flyin
Down some Vietnam highway
Don't ask me the reason
God only knows why

Soft parachutes
Fourth of July
Villages burning
Returning
The bodies all laid in a line
Like soft parachutes



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    General CommentThis is a great song. Mixes the innocence and everyday with the horrific Vietnam experience.
    msantoon September 01, 2011   Link

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