Song Lyric Sunday: Military – ‘The Universal Soldier’

This week’s Song Lyric Sunday has a military theme to it. Following on from last week’s Clive Davis fest, I recalled that one of the great man’s very first signings was the Irish folksinger Donovan, and I certainly remembered this protest song from my schooldays. Donovan released his cover in 1965, although the song’s author,…

Song Lyric Sunday: Military – ‘Buffalo Soldier’

This week, Helen at This Thing Called Life One Word At A Time is looking for a song about the military. Not as straightforward as some of the themes we’ve had – especially having discounted, as I did immediately, Village People’s ‘In The Navy’ – but inspiration struck a little later with this song by…