Jodies from BCT, Ft. Leonard Wood, MO, 1969




 
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January 24th, 2016  
rbmartin4
 

Topic: Jodies from BCT, Ft. Leonard Wood, MO, 1969


Here are some Jodies from 1969.

I used to date a beauty queen,
Now I date my M-14.
Ain’t no use in looking down,
Ain’t no discharge on the ground.
Ain’t no use in going back,
Jody’s got your Cadillac.
Ain’t no use in going home,
Jody’s got your girl and gone.
Ain’t no use in feeling blue,
Jody’s got your sister to.
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You had a good wife when you left / You’re right!
Jody was there when you left / You’re right!
Sound off! / One, two
Sound off! / Three, four
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Every time you stamp yo' feet
Jody gets a piece of meat.
Am I right?
You’re right!
Ain't no use to mourn an' grieve
Jody's gone, I do believe
Am I right?
You’re right!
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These aren't "Jodies", but we marched to them in BCT.

If I die in a combat zone,
Box me up and send me home.
Pin my medals on my chest,
Tell my mom I did my best.
Sound Off!
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My favorite marching song was sung to the tune of the Coasters’, “Poison Ivy.” These are the words I remember. I know some are wrong and I'm missing more.

Viet Nam, Viet Nam,
Late at night while you’re sleeping,
Charlie Cong comes a’ creeping,
Arouuuuunnnnnd.
The Saigon girls are pretty,
Their hair is long and black,
And if you don’t watch it,
They’ll knife you in the back,
In Viet Nam
Viet Nam, Viet Nam,
A hand grenade will kill ya’,
A bayonet sticks thru’ ya’
You're in another ambush, you hear your buddy say
Oh God, let me live another day
Vietnam, Vietnam—
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Around her head she wore a yellow ribbon.
She wore it in the springtime and in the month of May.
And if you asked her why the hell she wore it,
She’d say she wore it for her soldier who was far, far away.

(Chorus)
Far Away,
Far Away,
She wore it for her soldier who was far, far away.

Around the block she pushed the baby carriage,
She pushed it in the springtime in the early month of May.
And if you asked her why the hell she pushed it,
She pushed it for her soldier who was far, far away.

(Chorus)

Behind the door her daddy kept a shotgun.
He kept it in the springtime, in the month early month of May.
And if you asked him why the hell he kept it,
He kept it for that soldier who was far, far, away.

(Chorus)

In the church the preacher kept a license.
He kept it in the springtime, in the early month of May.
And if you asked him why the hell he kept it,
He kept it for that soldier who was far, far, away.

(Chorus)

Around his grave she laid the pretty flowers.
She laid them in the springtime, in the early month of May.
And if you asked her why the heck she laid them,
She’d say she laid them for her soldier who was far, far away.

(Chorus)
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Two old maids were lying in bed,
one rolled over to the other and said,
I wanna be an Airborne Ranger,
I wanna live a life of danger.
I wanna go to Vietnam,
just to kill ol’ Charlie Cong.
Airborne, Airborne
Up the hill, Up the hill
Over the hill, Over the hill
Airborne. Airborne