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Thread #166612 Message #4008239
Posted By: GUEST,Starship
10-Sep-19 - 12:50 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Song about Conscientious Objectors -
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Song about Conscientious Objectors -
"Subject: RE: Draft Dodging Songs?
From: Jim McLean
Date: 28 Nov 02 - 04:42 PM
This [Talking Conchie Blues] is a song I wrote after being imprisoned in Barlinnie Gaol, Glasgow, in 1957 after registering as a concientous objector. I didn't agree with the British involvement in Egypt at the time or much else, come to think about it."
A little background to the song.