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I Was Only 19 (A Walk in the Light Green)

[John Schumann]

This most famous song of the Australian group Redgum is about Vietnam veterans. It was produced by Trevor Lucas and was released as a single and on Redgum's live LP Caught in the Act. Trevor performed I Was Only 19 with Fairport Convention in 1985 at the last Cropredy Festival he attended; sadly this recording in not available.

Lyrics

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