The Ballad of the Green Berets" is a patriotic song in the ballad style about the United States Army Special Forces. It is one of the few popular songs of the Vietnam War years to cast the military in a positive light and in 1966 became a major hit, reaching No. 1 for five weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 and four weeks on Cashbox. It was also a crossover smash, reaching No. 1 on Billboard's Easy Listening chart and No. 2 on Billboard's Country survey
Barry Sadler performed "The Ballad of the Green Berets" on the CBS-TV program 'The Ed Sullivan Show'. Mike from Franklin County, PaThis song was the first song on Side - A of Barry Sadler's album of the same name. Followed up songs that were included on the album were : 2]"I'm The Lucky One", 3]"Letter From Vietnam", 4]"Badge Of Courage", 5]"Saigon", "Salute to the Nurses". The Side - B side included : 1]"I'm Watching the Raindrops Fall", 2]" Garet Trooper", 3]"The Soldier Has Come Home", 4]" Lullaby", 5]"Trooper's Lament", 6]"Bamiba"
The songs pulled from Western soundtracks are of the strongest on the album, but they are not the only song which stir strong emotion. Sadder more contemplative pieces show Morricone and Montenegro's range of expression. The Ballad of Sacco & Vanzetti" possesses this kind of sadness and acquires an eerie feeling with an unusual use of echoed vocals that is more familiarly used in dub reggae. The intense communication of a distinctive feeling is what draws each song into this coherent collection
Ennio Morricone, Grand Officer OMRI, Italian pronunciation: (born November 10, 1928) is an Italian composer and conductor, who has written music for more than 500 motion pictures and television series, in a career lasting over 50 years. His scores have been included in over 3. ore . Year: 1998. The Ballad of Hank McCain, Pt. 1. 2:06. 12. 2. 1:53.
Jack Blackinsell Orchestra. John Blackinsell Orchestra. Studio London Orchestra. The Original Movies Orchestra. Ennio Morricone, The Original Movies Orchestra - Die Unschlagbaren: Ballad Of Hank McCain 02:42. The Original Movies Orchestra - Once Upon A Tim. he Revolution, A Fistful Of Dynamite "Giú La Testa" 04:14. The Original Movies Orchestra - Ballad Of Death Valley, A Pistol For Ringo "Una Pistola Per Ringo" 02:16. The Original Movies Orchestra - Lontano (Fifth Day Of Peace, God With Us "Dio è Con Noi") 03:50. The Original Movies Orchestra - For A Few Dollars More "Per Qualche Dollaro In Più" 02:41