“Hello Vietnam” spent twenty weeks on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles chart with three weeks at number one.
2. The Letter
The Box Tops
3. Lyndon Johnson Told The Nation
Album: Ain't That News Released: 1965
4. Ragged Old Flag
Album: Ragged Old Flag Released: 1974
“PT-109” is a 1962 song by Jimmy Dean about the combat service of John F. Kennedy and the crew of the PT-109 in World War II.
6. Billy Don't Be a Hero
“Billy Don’t Be a Hero” is a 1974 pop song that was first a UK hit for Paper Lace and then, some months later, a US hit. Because the song was released in 1974, it was associated by some listeners with the Vietnam War, though the war to which it actually refers is never identified in the lyrics.
7. We Gotta Get Out of This Place
“We Gotta Get Out of This Place“, occasionally written “We’ve Gotta Get Out of This Place“, is a rock song written by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil and recorded as a 1965 hit single by the Animals. It has become an iconic song of its type and was immensely popular with United States Armed Forces G.I.s during the Vietnam War.