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The draft dodgers of the Yellow Beret." Near the end, the song becomes a hammy spoof, with a cartoon-style voiceovers (not Seger's) offering ludicrous excuses to a draft board. Still, Seger is in remarkable voice on this recording.

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2+2=? by Bob Seger - Songfacts

Seger sings that even though he's not a genius, he still knows how to add 2+2, and that he knows that sending young people to Vietnam is a bad idea. ... Mi Interesting enough, a couple of years prior to this, Bob recorded a song called "The Ballad of the Yellow Beret" ( a parody of "The Ballad of the Green Berets) that told the story of a ...

Bob Seger | Rock Music Wiki | Fandom

Seger later appeared on Doug Brown and the Omens' parody of Barry Sadler's song "Ballad of the Green Berets" which was re-titled "Ballad of the Yellow Beret" and mocked draft dodgers. Soon after its release, Sadler and his record label threatened Brown and his band with a lawsuit and the recording was withdrawn from the market.

Bob Seger | Culture Wikia | Fandom

Seger later appeared on Doug Brown and The Omens' parody of Barry Sadler 's song "Ballad of the Green Berets" which was re-titled "Ballad of the Yellow Beret" and mocked draft evaders. Soon after its release, Sadler and his record label threatened Brown and his band with a lawsuit and the recording was withdrawn from the market.

The Other Music Groups Bob Seger Has Been A Part Of

As seen in the song's lyrics (posted at Genius), "The Ballad of the Yellow Beret" is a jab at young men seen as being too scared to serve their country in the Vietnam War.But while Seger, who was cleverly credited under the pseudonym "D. Dodger," might have been having some fun by rewriting one of 1966's biggest hits, the song's original performer didn't see it that way.

The Singles: 1966-1967 - Bob Seger | Songs, Reviews ...

And it's good stuff: the sub-"Subterranean Homesick Blues" of "Persecution Smith," the local hit "East Side Story" (a mini-drama that sounds like Springsteen as a '60s punk), the satirical "Sock It to Me Santa" and "Ballad of the Yellow Beret," the storming, twisting "Vagrant Winter," and hints of the '70s singer/songwriter in "Heavy Music" and ...

The 10 Best Bob Seger Songs of All-Time

These are the 10 best Bob Seger songs of all-time. 10. Turn the Page. The lyrics in this song reflect the pressures Seger felt on the road. In fact, this was only one of two songs he started writing while touring. Later, Metallica covered this song on their 1998 album "Garage Inc.". 9. Shame on the Moon.

The Beach Bums – Florida Time / The Ballad Of The Yellow ...

Early Bob Seger effort. Apparently, his view of the Vietnam war had changed by the time he penned '2 + 2=?'. B-side track time (2:30) differs from that on Florida Time / The Ballad Of The Yellow Beret (2:26).

Bob Seger Song Meanings (page 2) | UnmaskUs

The A-side was called 'Florida Time' by the Beach Bums – a Beach Boys take-off. On the B-side, 'The Ballad Of The Yellow Beret' was just a goof on how stoic Barry Sadler's song [ The Ballad Of The Green Beret – Ed] was, trying to make fun of its …

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In 1966, the Omens, under the name "The Beach Bums," released the parody "The Ballad of the Yellow Beret," composed by "D. Dodger" on the "Are You Kidding Me?" label (H-1010). Seger's association with the Omens led him to Edward "Punch" Andrews, co-owner with Dave Leone of both a small chain of Detroit-area nightclubs and ...

Ride Against The Wind, Bob Seger Fan

Billing themselves as the Beach Bums, the band released "The Ballad of the Yellow Beret," a parody of the Sgt. Barry Sadler song "The Ballad of the Green Beret." The single was withdrawn shortly after its release after Sadler threatened a lawsuit. In 1966, Seger released his first solo single, "East Side Story," which became a regional hit.

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Billing themselves as the Beach Bums, the band released "The Ballad of the Yellow Beret," a parody of the Sgt. Barry Sadler song "The Ballad of the Green Beret." The single was withdrawn shortly after its release after Sadler threatened a lawsuit. In 1966, Seger released his first solo single, "East Side Story," which became a regional hit.

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The draft dodgers of the Yellow Beret. The "Yellow" Beret denigration contrasted, of course, with the public's view of the Green Berets, members of the U.S. Army Special Forces. Green Berets were celebrated in a different 1966 song, "The Ballad of the Green Berets," written by Staff Sgt. Barry Sadler and novelist Robin Moore.

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"The Ballad of the Yellow Beret": A Protest Against ...

Mar 6, 2019 - "The Ballad of the Yellow Beret" was written by Bob Seger and composed by D. Dodger. It is a parody of Barry Sadler's 1966 hit "The Ballad of the Green Berets". It is a protest song against the Vietnam War protesters. It does not promote the military service, but it does not mean it is not patriotic

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When Seger was later a member of Doug Brown and the Omens, they recorded a parody of the Barry Sadler hit "Ballad of the Green Berets." Their version was titled "Ballad of the Yellow Beret," which mocked draft dodgers. The recording was withdrawn from …

The Untold Truth Of Bob Seger - Grunge.com

In that group, Seger — who's so strongly associated with the guitar — played keyboards. After a name change to the mildly humorous Beach Bums, the group released a single called "The Ballad of the Yellow Beret," a parody of Staff Sgt. Barry Sadler's 1966 ultra-patriotic #1 hit "The Ballad of the Green Berets." Seger's version mocked Vietnam ...

Bob Seger - The Albums and the career, song by song thread ...

Bob Seger - The Albums and the career, song by song thread. Discussion in ' Music Corner ' started by mark winstanley, Mar 20, 2021 . AR. (Aussie in the U.S.) Born Robert Clark Seger, May 6 1945, Bob Seger became somewhat of an American rock and roll institution in the seventies, releasing album after album of solid material with a nice eye for ...

Bob Seger - (1975) - Beautiful Loser | 60's-70's ROCK

Billing themselves as the Beach Bums, the band released "The Ballad of the Yellow Beret," a parody of the Sgt. Barry Sadler song "The Ballad of the Green Beret." The single was withdrawn shortly after its release after Sadler threatened a lawsuit. In 1966, Seger released his first solo single, "East Side Story," which became a regional hit.

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bob seger - ballad of the yellow beret. Posted by jay at 6/16/2009. 5 comments: dan said... weird. i've heard good things about the bob seger system era stuff of his, supposedly along MC5-ish lines. according to wikipedia, he changed his tune …

1966 My Favorite Year: The Ballad of the Yellow Beret

The Ballad of the Yellow Beret Since Barry Sadler's Green Beret record was the # 1 song of the year in '66, it naturally invited parody. This one, spotted on Facebook, came from a Detroit garage band that reportedly featured Bob Segar.

Letra de Ballad Of The Yellow Beret - Bob Seger

Ballad Of The Yellow Beret. Bob Seger. 1k visto. This is a protest against protesters: Fearless cowards of the U.S.A. Bravely here at home they stay They watch their friends get shipped away The draft dodgers of the Yellow Beret. Yellow streaks up and down …

Bob Seger Biography | OLDIES.com

Seger began his long career in the early 60s as a member of the Decibels. He subsequently joined Doug Brown And The Omens as organist, but was installed as their vocalist and songwriter when such talents surfaced. The group made its recording debut as the Beach Bums, with 'The Ballad Of The Yellow Beret', but this pastiche of the ...

Bob Seger Biography, Songs, & Albums | AllMusic

Billing themselves as the Beach Bums, the band released "The Ballad of the Yellow Beret," a parody of the Sgt. Barry Sadler song "The Ballad of the Green Beret." The single was withdrawn shortly after its release after Sadler threatened a lawsuit. In 1966, Seger released his first solo single, "East Side Story," which became a regional hit ...

"The Ballad of the Yellow Beret": A Protest Against Protesters

The Ballad of the Yellow Beret record. Photo Credits: discogs.com About "The Ballad of the Yellow Beret", A Parody Song "The Ballad of the Yellow Beret" was written by American singer-songwriter Bob Seger and composed by D. Dodger (Draft Dodger).It is a parody of Staff Sergeant Barry Sadler's 1966 hit " The Ballad of the Green Berets ". To note, Sadler's song was massive that ...

BOB SEGER & THE SILVER BULLET BAND - EARLY SINGLES ALBUM ...

Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band - Early Singles Album Lyrics; 1. East Side Story Lyrics: 2. The Ballad Og The Yellow Beret Lyrics: 3. Florida Time Lyrics: 4. Sock It To Me Santa Lyrics: 5. Vagrant Winter Lyrics: 6. Lookin' Back Lyrics

Ballad Of The Yellow Beret lyrics - BOB SEGER & THE SILVER ...

Lyrics to "Ballad Of The Yellow Beret" by BOB SEGER & THE SILVER BULLET BAND: This is a protest against protesters: / Fearless cowards of the U.S.A. / Bravely here at home they stay / They watch their friends get shipped away / The draft dodgers of the Yellow Beret / Yellow streaks up and down their spines / Men who...

Bob Seger - Wikipedia

Seger later appeared on Doug Brown and The Omens' parody of Barry Sadler's song "Ballad of the Green Berets" which was re-titled "Ballad of the Yellow Beret" and mocked draft evaders. Soon after its release, Sadler and his record label threatened Brown and his band with a lawsuit and the recording was withdrawn from the market.

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Their first single was the anti-war message song "2+2=?", which reflected a marked change in Seger's political attitudes from "The Ballad of the Yellow Beret". The single was again a hit in Detroit but went unnoticed almost everywhere else.

Bob Seger - Ballad Of The Yellow Beret Lyrics | AZLyrics.com

Yellow streaks up and down their spines. Men who gladly stay behind. They won't fight for the U.S.A. They fought hard for the yellow beret. Men who faint at the sight of blood. Their high heeled boots weren't meant for mud. The draft board will hear their sob stories today. Only the best the yellow beret. Back at home a young wife waits.

Bob Seger Biography, Life, Interesting Facts

In a few months, the band launched "The Ballad of the Yellow Beret" followed by "East Side Story" song. From 1968 to 70s, Seger's released many records. Some of the major ones include Heavy Music and Persecution Smith.