Vietnam War Songs


After reading about the Vietnam War in the assigned textbook chapters, please listen to these four songs and discuss the following: What are these songs about and how do they portray the war in Vietnam? Can you find any similarities or differences between the song lyrics? What do these songs reveal about the significance of the Vietnam War both at home and abroad? “Fortunate Son” by Credence Clearwater Revival Song Lyrics “Volunteers” by Jefferson Airplane Song Lyrics “Masters of War” by Bob Dylan Song Lyrics “Ohio” by Crosby, Stills, and Nash Song Lyrics