This remembrance day, we look at redgum's classic 1983 tribute to vietnam veterans. Australian identity: 'i was only nineteen' analysis essay australian identity: 'i was only nineteen' analysis essay 1509 words jun 4th, 2013 7 pages it was composed by john schumann.
I was only nineteen - john schumann poem analysis help mum and dad and denny saw the passing out parade at puckapunyal, (it was long march from cadets) the sixth battalion was the next to. Creator: john schumann, songwriter and member of australian folk-rock band redgum the song was recorded in 1983 purpose: to draw attention to the experience of australian soldiers who.
I was only 19 lyrics: mum and dad and denny saw the passing out parade at puckapunyal / (it was long march from cadets) / the sixth battalion was the next to tour and it was me who drew the.
I was only 19: the real soldier behind the australian vietnam veterans' anthem mick storen and frank hunt celebrate the success of i was only 19 (supplied: john schumann) finding a. I was only 19 introduction i was only nineteen is a song written by redgum's lead guitarist/vocalist john schumann, about war experiences he himself, didn't go to war but resourced his.
Introduction story summary john schumann’s song ‘i was only nineteen’ is a ‘national anthem’ to the australian veterans who fought in vietnam.
John schumann's vietnam war anthem i was only 19 reborn as children's book when john schumann wrote i was only nineteen he didn't know it would last so long. John lewis schumann (born 18 may 1953) is an australian singer, songwriter and guitarist from adelaide he sang the redgum hit i was only 19 only from late 2007, john schumann and the.
Only 19, i was only 19 or a walk in the light green is the most widely recognised song by australian folk group redgum the song was released in march 1983 as a single, i was only.