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#1 2012-11-05 04:26:39

jets60
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Yesterday’s Hero

Just a song for all the forgotten heroes.

Yesterday’s Hero

By Jeff Gilpin

November 4, 2012

He [Am]grew up in America
[F]Loved his [G]country [Am]so
[Am]After school enlisted as a
[F]Regular [G]GI [Am]Joe
[C]He went off to [G]fight the war
[F]A hero through and [G]through
[Am]Served his country long and proud
The [F]way most [G]heroes [Am]do

[C] [G] [F] [G] [E] [E7] 

[Am]Trained to use a rifle
And to [F]be part [G]of a [Am]team
[Am]Keeping all issued equipment
[F]Servicea[G]ble and [Am]clean
[C]Keep your head when [G]things go red
And [F]whine down when you’re [G]done
Be [Am]sure your feelings stay in check
And [F]don’t have [G]too much [Am]fun

[C] [G] [F] [G] [E] [E7] 

[Am]Finished up his duty
[F]Honora[G]bly dis[Am]charged
[Am]Thank you for your service son
Now [F]here is [G]your re[Am]ward
A [C]skill that you must [G]put away
Un[F]less you can ap[G]ply
Your [Am]heavy duty marksmanship
[F]Much more [G]civi[Am]lized

[C] [G] [F] [G] [E] [E7] 

[Am]Never found a fitting job
[F]Now he’s [G]hearing [Am]voices
[Am]Comes from being wound to tight
And [F]making [G]deadly [Am]choices
[C]Living on the [G]street somewhere
His [F]job is just sur[G]vive
[Am]Shelter food drink and warmth
[F]Try and [G]keep a[Am]live

[C] [G] [F] [G] [E] [E7] 

He’s [Am]got another team now
The [F]unit [G]of the [Am]homeless
[Am]Hero days forgotten now
[F]Though he [G]couldn’t [Am]care less
He [C]doesn’t mind the [G]lifestyle
For he’s [F]done it all be[G]fore
[Am]Keeping his country safe and sound
U[F]pon some [G]foreign [Am]shore

[C] [G] [F] [G] [Am] [F] [G] [Am] 

Am C E E7 F G


J  E  T  S
...and yet a Redskins fan ...long story...HTTR

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#2 2012-11-05 05:54:38

HungerGames111
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Re: Yesterday’s Hero

Wow! That's a good song!....  Sorry I ask so many questions ...sad... but how did you get it in that format? I guess that's the right word...

Last edited by HungerGames111 (2012-11-05 05:57:42)


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#3 2012-11-05 14:34:28

jets60
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Re: Yesterday’s Hero

Thanks!

Refer to the sticky post at the top of the Songwriting forum for how to post in chordpro format.

This one -----> Sticky: How to Post Original Song to Songwriting Forum! by James McCormick


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...and yet a Redskins fan ...long story...HTTR

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#4 2012-11-05 21:25:19

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Re: Yesterday’s Hero

I am liking it jets!!


my papy said son your going too drive me too drinking if you dont stop driving that   Hot  Rod  Lincoln!! Cmdr cody and his lost planet airman.

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#5 2012-11-05 21:35:07

jets60
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Re: Yesterday’s Hero

Thank you Dino!


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...and yet a Redskins fan ...long story...HTTR

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#6 2012-11-10 20:39:38

jets60
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Re: Yesterday’s Hero

Not sure why there are extra posts of this song. It was not intentially but for some reason it will not let me delete them now.


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...and yet a Redskins fan ...long story...HTTR

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#7 2012-11-10 22:46:30

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Re: Yesterday’s Hero

Hi Jeff
I hope you don't mind I deleted the extra two posts of your song.
If you get rid of the Chopro format it lets you delete ok it's a bit of a glich I think.
ark

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#8 2012-11-10 23:10:04

jets60
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Thanks Ark - Not sure how I got 3 posts on the song but I'm glad it is cleaned up.


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...and yet a Redskins fan ...long story...HTTR

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#9 2012-11-12 00:47:47

TIGLJK
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Re: Yesterday’s Hero

Nice song - appropriate for today - God Bless every veteran !!   They should be getting the big bucks instead of these guys that play sports for millions


I kept waiting for someone to do something, then I realized I was someone.

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#10 2012-11-12 04:02:06

jets60
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Thanks TIGLJK,

I agree but at least the NFL gives a lot back for the troups. I just feel bad for all the homeless Vets who have been unable to adjust to civilian life...still quite a few out there.


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