Special Forces Ballad

Heraldry

 

 

Ballad of the Green Beret

"Ballad Of the Green Berets"    

Words and Music by 

Robin Moore and SSG. Barry Sadler

Fighting soldiers from the sky
Fearless men who jump and die
Men who mean just what they say
The brave men of the Green Beret.

Silver Wings upon their chest
These are men, America's best
One hundred men will test today
But only three win the Green Beret.

Trained to live off nature's land
Trained in combat, hand to hand
Men who fight by night and day
Courage picked from the Green Beret.

Silver Wings upon their chest
These are men, America's best
One hundred men will test today
But only three win the Green Beret.

Back at home a young wife waits
Her Green Beret has met his fate
He has died for those oppressed
Leaving her his last request.

Put Silver Wings on my son's chest
Make him one of America's best
He'll be a man they'll test one day
Have him win the Green Beret.

Words and Music

Ballad of the Green Berets  (1.143MB mp3)

Fighting Soldiers From the Sky  (23KB midi)

 

 

 

Ballad of the Green Berets

Written by SSG Barry Sadler and Green Beret Author Robin Moore

RCA Victor

Released In 1966

 

Barry talking to Ed Sullivan before going on the Show 1966

We have the Original Sheet Music and letters from the DA donated by General Yarborough that we will get up as soon as possible..

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