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What’s Up With That? ©2000 (7:18)

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By: Shane B. O’Brien ℗2009 JMProductions

We flew half the world, to get to your wars you see. At the command of the big man.

We had our orders and a C.O. to see. Welcome to hell once again now.

In Vietnam, the jungle, or some shit city, that’s where we’d call hell our home now.

You separate all the brothers, or keep ‘em all together now.

Watch how that makes us so God damned strong yeah!

Is that all right now? Seemed like the right thing to do.

Is that all right now? Doin’ it all for Ol’e glory, Seemed like the right thing to do Babe.

It seemed like the night time, was the scariest time that’s when that world, became a livin’ hell.

Got a little high, to see if we could make it through another night, Welcome to my battle in hell.

I got my 1st commie, I think I got him last night, Luck that day. Got ‘em with my m16.

And then at recon at 1st call, in the mornin’ babe, Confirmed my 1st kill last night.

Is that all right now? Seemed like the right thing to do yeah.

Is that all right now, now? It seemed like the right thing to do, yeah.

I’m readin’ three months old letters now babe. From my old lady, back at home now yeah.

I’m readin’ three months old letters now, from my old lady right back at home yeah, yeah.

Is she holdin’ on to that fort for my darlin’, Is she keepin’ it right for me back home now, yeah?

And I’m just sittin’ here now, and I’m doin’ my job, alright. For my country babe, yeah, yeah!

They’ll be no ticker tape, parade today. They’ll be no Champaign down Main Street, now

I got on that tarmac, from that great big airplane, just a few brothers and me.

I kissed the ground, that I knew that I’d come to. And I think I seen a few things that’s gone wrong yeah!

I seen you men and women, fightin’ and arguin’ babe, they’d be talkin’ about the things that we had done yeah.

But is that all right now? Seemed like the right thing to do yeah.

But is that all right now, now? Doin’ it all for ol’e glory.

Is that the right thing to do little momma

But what’s up with that now? Seemed like a strange home coming baby.

But what’s up with that now? I know we left a lot of young men and women behind.

I’m tired of seeing them vet’s hungry and homeless and standin’ in front of that post office now.

What’s up with that now, we can make it right, Man….

But what’s up with that now? We got pride & honor & glory babe.

I’m tired of seein’ them man, standin’ hungry and homeless in front of that post office baby.

They did it right for us, and all in good time and all without question baby.

So I’m asking you man! ‘Least we know we can make it right now. That’s right.

That’s right! So I’m asking you man, let’s make it perfectly clear.

Where do you stand? Where are you? I am asking you?

What’s up with that? What’s up with that yeah? What’s up with now?

We got our pride, pride and honor baby! We got our pride, pride and honor baby!

We got our pride, pride and honor baby! That’s right man, common!

Let’s we not forget now. Let’s we not forget baby. Let’s we not forget now. Let ‘em not be forgotten yeah.

About our proud American Men and Women Vets. About our proud American Men and Women Vets now!

About our proud American Men and Women Vets. They fight for your freedom babe.

They fight for your right for you to say what you choose. They fight for your right to do what you please.

A little respect is due I’d say, a little over due can you please. Mr. Solo common sing, speak up baby!

Ah, Ah! You know what I mean man…