"Ohio" as written by Patricia J. Griffin and Robert Plant....
The soldiers and Nixon coming,
We're finally on our own.
This summer I hear the drumming,
Four dead in Ohio

Gotta get downto it
Soldiers are cutting us down
Should have been done long ago.
What if you knew her
And found her dead on the ground
How can you run when you know?

Gotta get down to it
Soldiers are cutting us down
Should have been done long ago.
What if you knew her
And found her dead on the ground
How can you run when you know?

Tin soldiers and Nixon coming
We're finally on our won.
This summer I haear the drumming,
Four dead in Ohio.


Lyrics submitted by mtnweedgrls420

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    General CommentWhen I hear this song, I always think of the famous picture from the Kent State shooting ( a stunned, horrified person kneeling over one of the dead students). What if I had known this person?... found them dead on the ground?.....I also like the way Young uses the cadence-like rythm to give you that feel of soldiers marching. Scary to think of the United States Military marching against her own (unnarmed) people!!!!!!
    speterso74on August 02, 2002   Link

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